I’m sorry, but I saw this image earlier and it made my day.
Here is a segment about the debate the other night and Paul’s comments.
First: Two irrelevant points about the clip: The applause could be for Rudy’s response, and not Paul’s. At the end Prager flips Iraq with Iran (which doesn’t really matter because both countries are mixed up in this mess – but he means Iraq.).
“That was no country. That was 19 thugs. It had nothing to do with a country. ”
You see, this epitomizes a fundamental lack of understanding regarding Al Qaeda and terrorist networks in general. If you still believe that we can only respond to a threat if it is brought on by a country, than you are turning your back to reality.
Ron Paul is just 100% wrong on the issue of national security. He clearly has no grasp on the real situation, whatsoever.
If you find yourself in the same place, or perhaps you just don’t know enough to decide yet – there is something you can do. If you wish to fully understand the threat we are really dealing with in this war then you must read this book:
Currently you can pick up the paperback for a little under $10. It is a gripping history about what will be one of the great struggles of our generation. Read it! And somebody send Ron Paul a copy.