Hillary Clinton, who is expected to run for president in 2016, has been criticized after saying that America should “empathize” and “show respect” to her enemies.
Her speech, focused on the promotion of feminist leadership, was given at Georgetown University in Washington D.C., December 3, 2014.
Her feminist approach is for America to use “every possible tool and partner” to advance ‘peace.’ She elaborated that this approach means “showing respect, even for one’s enemies; trying to understand and, insofar as psychologically possible, empathize with their perspective and point of view.”
How are we supposed to understand her speech? Who are these enemies of America?
We are left at least with three possibilities:
- Muslims. Muslims, especially from Saudi Arabia, are behind the 9/11 terror attack. But if Clinton wants America to empathize with Muhammad’s followers, she came too late. George W. Bush was a pioneer in calling, immediately after 9/11, Islam a “religion of peace.” So, since Bush, we are left with an impression that Islam is not America’s enemy. If this is the case, Clinton is not referring to Muslims, who have been treated with extreme empathy by the U.S. government. The U.S. love affair with Saudi Arabia is legendary. In this perspective, Muslims are not the U.S. enemies.
- Conservative Christians. That’s right. According to Whistleblower magazine, America’s enemies are not Islamic jihadists, but conservatives and Christians. Pro-life and pro-family work has been labeled terrorism by the Obama administration. In fact, under former Secretary Hillary Clinton, the U.S. State Department put homosexual rights as a top priority, and now it is not only sponsoring homosexual activism around the world, but has also committed itself to oppose international pro-family Christians engaged against the gay agenda. So obviously these Christians are, for Clinton and Obama, America’s enemies. Now, in an ultimate ‘merciful’ act, does Clinton want the U.S. government to ‘empathize’ and ‘show respect’ to these Christians?
- Progressives. So her call is self-serving. The real enemies of America are individuals and institutions who want to disfigure her from her original intent. The Founding Fathers were mostly evangelical Christians and intended a nation especially to Christians. Hillary and her husband, former U.S. President Bill, oppose this original form. Obama does too. And by declaring that Islam is a “religion of peace,” even Bush opposed the Founding Fathers’ intent. So, basically, Hillary Clinton meant, “I want America to ‘empathize’ and ‘show respect’ to me, my husband, Obama, Bush and other U.S. presidents for every wicked pro-Islam act that put us on par with America’s enemies.”
Certainly, the Obama administration, the Clinton administration and, sadly, even the Bush administration would ‘empathize’ and ‘show respect’ to themselves. I have enclosed Bush because recently he called Bill Clinton his ‘brother.’ Well, if I called Clinton or Obama a ‘brother,’ I should be considered an enemy of America.
Besides, when Bush called Islam a ‘religion of peace,’ he lied to America and to the world. Clinton and Obama have agreed with and even promoted this lie. This has been deceptive propaganda to America and the world, especially because Islam is, by far, the biggest source of persecution and martyrdom for Christians around the world.
Clinton and Obama are progressive (socialist) Protestants. So they are pro-abortion and pro-sodomy. In contrast, Bush is a generally pro-life and anti-sodomy conservative evangelical. But all of them are proclaimers of Islam as a “religion of peace.” In this respect, all of them have been liars, to the detriment of many thousands of Christians, whose blood has been shed by Islamic butchers every year.
Should America be a friend of Islam? Should America be its chief proclaimer through deception and a sordid partnership with Turkey and Saudi Arabia? Is not proclaiming Islam as a “religion of peace” cowardice and complicity in its many crimes, genocides and slaughters of innocents?
So is it any wonder that, according Dr. Raymond Ibrahim, author of “Crucified Again: Exposing Islam’s New War on Christians,” it is a confirmed fact that America has become the chief facilitator of Christian persecution?
My question to the American people is: Should you ‘empathize’ and ‘show respect’ to Clinton, Obama, Bush and other fellow Americans while they ‘empathize’ and ‘show respect’ to Islam and aided and abetted America to become such facilitator?
With information from Daily Mail and Weekly Standard.
Portuguese version of this article: Hillary Clinton: Os Estados Unidos deveriam “demonstrar empatia” e “respeito” por seus inimigos
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