Saturday, April 11, 2009

Distraction on the High Seas

It occurred to me today that Carter’s hostage crisis, the enduring symbol of failure that marked his administration for the failure that it was, came near the end of his four years. Obama’s hostage crisis is coming early.

James Lewis at American Thinker discusses how the rest of the world sees this as a test for Obama: “And so, far Obama is flunking.”

For helping to bring to light the predicament of the free world having this badly outmatched man as leader, Lewis thinks gratitude toward the Somali pirates is in order.

Read what he has to say here.

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