Friday, June 16, 2006

Bush's Foreign Policy

posted by The Vidiot @ 11:29 AM Permalink

You might've wondered why Bush would come out the way did with regards to immigration. He went against his base, for the most part, but doing a sort of worker's amnesty thing. His base really hates that idea. Well, you have to look at it from the foreign policy angle. He was basically trying to support his good buddy Vicente Fox down in Mexico. Because next month, if Bush does nothing, it will like result in yet another lefty taking over down south. And this time, it'll be right on our border.
Excerpt: But there is something else worth remembering about Lopez Obrador's record of managing Mexico City, that teeming metropolis of almost 20 million people. When he resigned as mayor in 2005 to run for president, his approval rating was at 80 per cent. It was not just that he gave money to the poor but also that he managed to enter into a conversation with them and arouse their passions. Even detractors will admit that in the capital, Lopez Obrador became a phenomenon who could motivate millions to march in the streets when he needed their support. Now he is casting himself as the champion of Mexico's vast lower class, while painting his rivals as representatives of a privileged and corrupt old guard.
Add to that potential stunning foreign policy loss, this tidbit from the Middle East
Excerpt: Iran's National Oil Company signed a declaration allowing Russia's Lukoil oil producer to launch talks on further exploitation of the Azar oilfield in western Iran, the ITAR-TASS news agency reported Thursday.
Now, do you think that for one instant, Putin is going to give up Russia's share of the oil in Iran? No. There's no way. So if George goes ahead and does what he wants to do in Iran, Russia will have to address it, and we've all seen "The Day After" haven't we?


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