Pruden: Obama "apologiz[ed] to the Islamic world" perhaps because "Al Qaeda just couldn't resist the temptation" to attack


From Pruden's July 10 Washington Times column, "Ministry of Apology would cure all ills":

Apologies, as every wayward husband knows, are plentiful and cheap (and rarely effective). President Obama's major accomplishment so far is a speech apologizing to the Islamic world for nobody is quite sure what. Maybe it was for building the Twin Towers so tall that Al Qaeda just couldn't resist the temptation to take them down. Maybe it was an apology for saving Sunni Muslims in Bosnia, which offended Shi'ites. Or maybe it was for saving the Shi'ites, which irritated Sunnis. Maybe it was just for being an American in the first place; shame is the default position on the leftmost fringe of his party.

The Washington Times
Wesley Pruden
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