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Zelaya The Insane

posted at 9:36 am on September 24, 2009 by

The saga of Manuel Zelaya should be a teachable moment to the Obama administration. As reported in the Miami Herald, Zelaya’s insanity is seeping out. Zelaya claims he is the victim of radiation and mind control experiments and is being targeted by Israeli mercenaries.

This is the man the Obama administration has been trying hard to restore to power in Honduras. A crazy, power-hungry tyrant in the image of Hugo Chavez, Muammar al-Khadaffi and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

By taking Zelaya’s side, the Obama administration has betrayed an ally and friend. More important, the Obama administration’s foreign policy has been revealed to be as insane as Zelaya.

We bully our friends, twist the concept of the rule of law to portray our allies as criminals, and impose sanctions and other get-tough tactics only against people who like us. A foreign policy gone mad, in which good is bad and friend is foe.

I really hope the Obama administration learns the right lessons from its failed love affair with the crazy Zelaya. But I won’t hold my breath on that one.

Cross-posted with updates at Legal Insurrection Blog

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I really hope the Obama administration learns the right lessons from its failed love affair with the crazy Zelaya. But I won’t hold my breath on that one.

Good decision.

Whacked-out conspiracy theories involving radiation and Da Jooooooz are ambrosia to Obama’s lunatic base.

Gator Country on September 24, 2009 at 11:27 AM

Sounds like Zelaya has been talking to Jimmy Carter again…

JohnBG on September 24, 2009 at 11:53 AM

Still waiting for someone in the White House press corps to ask Gibbs if the U.S. still supports Zelaya’s return, and if the administration finds the new charges by Zelaya credible.

jon1979 on September 24, 2009 at 2:03 PM

You wanna know what the really really distressing fact behind this whole Honduran debacle truly is? It’s something that the press hasn’t quite interpretted quite this way but has been circulating amongst defense folks since it started:

It isn’t about Zelaya, or Chavez, or Castro or how world opinion has isolated Honduras: It’s the fact that a small central American State like Honduras IS DEFYING THE WILL THE UNITED STATES SO SUCCESSFULLY, even while Obama has the whole world’s support behind him.

If Honduras had happened under Bush2 or Clinton or Bush1 it would’ve been resolved one way or another in days, not weeks and certainly not months. They would’ve done what was necessary—or avoided HAVING to do it—with the threat or the delivery of American force with or without foreign support.

Now, even with the UN harping in support, Obama can’t exert any influence on an impoverished Central American ally.

Khorum on September 24, 2009 at 3:46 PM