Posts tagged ‘444 days’

When Americans Elect Fools

September 14th, 2012

Good people die! In 1979 Carter threw the Shah under the bus, and we got the Ayatollah Khomeini and the 444-day hostage crisis – and a horribly bungled rescue attempt. In 2012 Obama threw Mubarak under the bus, and we got Mohammed Morsi and at least four embassies under siege – and four dead Americans. […]

It happened in ’79, on Jimmy Carter’s watch.  Jimmy thought the dying Shah was evil incarnate – and threw him under the bus.  Even then it seemed that Jimmy either didn’t know, – didn’t understand, or just didn’t care what happened in the Middle East.  So the Shia fundamentalists used tape cassettes to smuggle their […]