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Today, Saturday, October 10th, 2009ABC News comes to Obama’s aid, blames worsening Afghan situation on “man-made climate change”
Government-approved ABC News reports,
[A] number of U.S. intelligence and military studies recently made public describe how man-made climate change plays into the hands of terrorist groups in many countries…
Agriculture in [Afghanistan] is struggling, leaving many young men with no money or work…
“There are a lot more people… who are unemployed with nothing to do, and so the Taliban basically seems an attractive thing for them to join,” says [some journalist/government employee]…
With reporting like this, it’s no wonder FOX News‘ ratings are through the roof.
First, note the insistence on describing climate change as “man-made”. The story is about how a change in the Afghani climate is affecting people in the region, not about the reasons behind the change. And with such a dispute behind the reasons, why even bring it up?
Second, what’s with the link between unemployment and terrorism? Many Al-Qaeda members are/were very well-educated, and are/were unemployed simply because they chose so. I was recently unemployed for a while; it didn’t make me want to slaughter Jews and Americans.
Third, but most important, the entire story is a load of crap. What a coincidence that ABC runs it right at the same time that the Afghanistan war is spiraling out of control and President Obama is coming under fire for a lack of decisiveness. What’s our take-away supposed to be? “Gee, Afghanistan sure is tougher than we, simple citizens, can comprehend. I guess we should cut Obama some slack”. I mean, climate change has been going on in the region for quite some time, according to the story. So why not run it a few years back during the Bush administration? Or how about even a few months ago?
Here’s an idea: Don’t run it at all.
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