When you are consumed by hatred

© 2020 Jim Spence - There have been four important liquidations of active international terrorists in recent memory. On May 2, 2011, the U.S. military conducted a raid inside Pakistan’s borders to terminate Osama bin Laden’s life. This raid came during Barack Obama’s first term.
Anwar Al-Awlaki, an American citizen who was born in Las Cruces, NM was, like bin Laden, an international terrorist who was also killed in Yemen by the U.S. military. His killing also came during the first term of the Obama administration on September 30, 2011.
On October 26, 2019, the founder and leader of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed by U.S. Special Operations Forces. The Americans executed a dangerous nighttime raid in northwestern Syria to kill al-Baghdadi, and successfully dealt a tremendous blow to perhaps the most active and violent terrorist in the world at that time.
And of course, just last week, Qassem Soleimani, Iran’s top military commander and the world’s most dangerous living terrorist, was killed while he was violating a U.N. order to stay out of Iraq. He was in Iraq planning violence against Americans there in the U.S. embassy.
It is pretty sad to have to point this out, but nobody with a lick of sense has wasted a millisecond mourning the deaths of any of these four mass murderers.
On Soleimani, Russia and China have both been pretty much silent. Soleimani posed a grave threat to Chinese and Russian citizens as well as Americans.
This being said, some international legal experts actually questioned the legality of American armed forces entering Pakistan to carry out the execution of Osama bin Laden back in 2011. However, by and large, bin Laden’s death was widely celebrated in America as well as around the world. Osama bin Laden like the other three killers, lived by the sword.
From a legal standpoint, perhaps the most noteworthy questions were raised regarding Barack Obama’s decision to kill Anwar al-Awlaki. Some legal experts suggested that the Obama administration had overstepped its boundaries by ordering "an extrajudicial execution." Because he was an American citizen, some observers felt Anwar al-Awlaki's rights to due process, including a trial, were breached. However, observers with this legal viewpoint were not provided with much airtime domestically to voice their concerns for what was nothing more than the violent end to a ruthless killer's life, U.S. citizenship be damned.
Fast forward to 2020 and suddenly we are dealing with what has to be described as a feigned sense of outrage within the Democratic Party of the United States. It seems that with the 2020 election approaching fast, the Trump military response to an attack on the United States embassy in Baghdad is being cast as "Trump starting a war."
Pardon me while I fight back the urge to laugh at the absurdity of the observations of every single Democrat running for president along with their ground troops posing as journalists in the mainstream media.
Here's a little fresh serving of reality. The war against radical Islamic killers NEVER ENDED. It began long before 9-11-01 and it continues. The killing of Osama bin Laden, Anwar al-Awlaki, and al-Baghdadi neither ended the war against radical Islam, nor did it escalate the war. Iran was organizing and fomenting acts of terror before the end of Soleimani’s life and the Iranian mullahs will be doing so now that he is gone. Barack Obama's "treaty" with Iran was nothing more than a domestic publicity stunt.
Of course most Americans understand all of these things. They see this situation for what it is and what it isn't. It is just part of the process of the war on terror.
Democrats want us to believe that only they know how to kill bad guys. But unfortunately, when Democrats lose the White House there are still plenty of very bad people out there who hate Americans. This includes all Democrats and all Republicans.
Once again the Democrats, because the only thing they stand for these days is hatred of Trump, are willing to embrace rogue nations like Iran.
Here's some election advice. Sympathizing with Iran and its henchmen, who would kill millions of American Democrats if they only got the chance, is not going to be a winning play for the Democrat's 2020 campaign. But don’t expect Democrats to get this point. When people are consumed by blind hatred, it is very difficult for them to think clearly.