Cutting Mr. Carter


Jimmy Carter is a former President of the United States of America. No matter how regretful that may be, it is a fact.

Once again it is CNN and the AP that provides the soapbox for this democrat ex-president to make his idiotic statements and accusations against his own country. Now he claims “torture” by the U.S. and accuses Vice-President Cheney of being a “militant”. He also accuses President Bush of making up his own definition of torture. And interviewed on the socialist BBC, Carter calls the Vice-President a “militant who avoided military service”.

 I’m embarrassed by these absurd statements from the one man who allowed terrorism to gain a foothold in the world, and who then blatantly encouraged it by allowing America to be held hostage for months on end by an old fool in a black robe and turban.

Can this be the same man provided a free education by the taxpayers at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD? The naval officer fawned over by Admiral Rickover? And the same officer I served with in the naval service in the 1950’s? Is this laughing stock my fellow Southerner? The same peanut farmer with the toothy smile who walked down Pennsylvania Avenue without an armored car as a new President? And—oh woe—the same man I voted for in the 1970’s when I was a democrat?

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