May 23, 2013


A lot of news coverage focusing on how well Obama handled his heckler, Code Pink's Medea Benjamin. However, he did nothing to answer one of her key objections: "The drones are making us less safe." If you use drones to the point where children in some areas we regularly attack are afraid of the sky, you breed generations of terrorists who will come back for years to sting us on US soil, from the WTC to the Boston bombings and on and on. When you make so many people miserable and scared for so long, and they are people who quite rightly perceive that the West is out to attack their religion, you create not only generations of terrorists but very righteous and extreme ones. MORE: GAWKER.COM