Wild speculation Egypt & Libya the fruits of the Fixed DNC vote?

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Wild speculation Egypt & Libya the fruits of the Fixed DNC vote?

Some­thing occurred to me on Sun­day that I have not seen mentioned.

It is axiomatic that a video so poorly viewed is not the cause of the events of the Mid­dle East since 911 the ques­tion becomes. If that is the case, then there has to be another reason.

It is true of course that our Islamic foes don’t need an excuse to attack but one other puz­zle is this. The for­eign pol­icy of Barack Obama has led to advances for our foes why on earth would they try an event that might affect his re-​elections chances & four more years of the same.

The answer unlike “The Inno­cence of Mus­lims” may have over 500,000 views.

Dur­ing the Demo­c­rat con­ven­tion the Arab Left won a notable vic­tory. On Tues­day the Demo­c­rat Party adopted a plat­form that removed Jerusalem as the cap­i­tal of Israel.

Now as a per­son who dis­agrees with this, I was one of many on the right who pointed this out, we objected and hit the Obama admin­is­tra­tion over this change, but there is one cri­tique that was present in none of our objec­tions.

Nobody claimed that the deci­sion made was not the legit­i­mate will of the delegates.

For exam­ple, I’m an oppo­nent of Gay Mar­riage, but when it passed in NY it was by a vote of the leg­is­la­tors. I objected strongly but these were the people’s rep­re­sen­ta­tives and the peo­ple have the right to be wrong.

There are Mil­lions of Amer­i­cans who do not sup­port Israel, mil­lions of the Mus­lim Arab Amer­i­cans in par­tic­u­lar. Regard­less of how right or wrong we think they are as cit­i­zens they have the right to vote and con­tribute money to can­di­dates and causes who agree with this premise. Even non cit­i­zens have a per­fect right to make their opin­ions known and attempt to change minds in every legal way allowed.

Imag­ine if you are such an Arab Amer­i­can, you live here, you have no ties to ter­ror, you arbor vio­lence but you pas­sion­ately believe the pol­icy on Israel is wrong. As an Amer­i­can you fight to advance that opin­ion to the point where you rise to the level of a del­e­gate at the con­ven­tion of a major polit­i­cal party.

On Tues­day you win the plat­form vote and you are glow­ing, all that hard work, all that argu­ment, time and expense has paid off. Yes plat­forms are the least read doc­u­ments in his­tory but it is the first step you have hope! Your voice counted! You played by the rules and YOU WON!

You go on-​line to face­book and twit­ter you tell your friend and your cousins about what hap­pens, you tell them “See you guys don’t get it back in the old coun­try. You think Amer­ica is owned by the Jews & infi­dels but look here I am, an Arab Amer­i­can who got involved and I won, and not a drop of blood had to be spilled and nobody had to get hurt.”

Then 24 hours later it all changes at the order of the party heads all you worked for is taken away. The plat­form is reversed and not only is it reversed but it is reversed by a dis­hon­est method where your vote is specif­i­cally ignored on national TV. CNN’s camera’s focus on a per­son wear­ing an “Arab Amer­i­can Demo­c­rat” t-​shirt so not only is the humil­i­a­tion pub­lic, but it is specif­i­cally directed at Arabs.

And to put the icing on the cake the media insists that the change was by direct order of Barack Obama, the man who had sup­pos­edly been the best friend your posi­tion ever had.

What do you think the reac­tion might be at home to this? What might hap­pen the next day when online you are informed “I told you so.” What if the hope for change becomes no hope at all?

Now imag­ine you are the Mus­lim Broth­er­hood, you con­sider Obama a “use­ful idiot” and you see all this unfold. You’ve told your fol­low­ers to tread care­fully to pro­tect the use­ful idiot in the white house. What hap­pens if you decide that the use­ful idiot is not use­ful anymore?

What might you do to remind that leader who betrayed you, who made you lose face before your fol­low­ers that such betrayal comes with a price? Might it be a demon­stra­tion of your power, and his weakness?

Again this com­plete spec­u­la­tion, but given Arab cul­ture, this would not sur­prise me one bit.

Of course it could be as Glenn Reynolds sug­gests all the by Obama brag­ging about scor­ing four touch­downs in one game killing Bin Laden.

Something occurred to me on Sunday that I have not seen mentioned.

It is axiomatic that a video so poorly viewed is not the cause of the events of the Middle East since 9/11 the question becomes. If that is the case, then there has to be another reason.

It is true of course that our Islamic foes don’t need an excuse to attack but one other puzzle is this. The foreign policy of Barack Obama has led to advances for our foes why on earth would they try an event that might affect his re-elections chances & four more years of the same.

The answer unlike “The Innocence of Muslims” may have over 500,000 views.

During the Democrat convention the Arab Left won a notable victory. On Tuesday the Democrat Party adopted a platform that removed Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Now as a person who disagrees with this, I was one of many on the right who pointed this out, we objected and hit the Obama administration over this change, but there is one critique that was present in none of our objections.

Nobody claimed that the decision made was not the legitimate will of the delegates.

For example, I’m an opponent of Gay Marriage, but when it passed in NY it was by a vote of the legislators. I objected strongly but these were the people’s representatives and the people have the right to be wrong.

There are Millions of Americans who do not support Israel, millions of the Muslim Arab Americans in particular. Regardless of how right or wrong we think they are as citizens they have the right to vote and contribute money to candidates and causes who agree with this premise. Even non citizens have a perfect right to make their opinions known and attempt to change minds in every legal way allowed.

Imagine if you are such an Arab American, you live here, you have no ties to terror, you arbor violence but you passionately believe the policy on Israel is wrong. As an American you fight to advance that opinion to the point where you rise to the level of a delegate at the convention of a major political party.

On Tuesday you win the platform vote and you are glowing, all that hard work, all that argument, time and expense has paid off. Yes platforms are the least read documents in history but it is the first step you have hope! Your voice counted! You played by the rules and YOU WON!

You go on-line to facebook and twitter you tell your friend and your cousins about what happens, you tell them “See you guys don’t get it back in the old country. You think America is owned by the Jews & infidels but look here I am, an Arab American who got involved and I won, and not a drop of blood had to be spilled and nobody had to get hurt.”

Then 24 hours later it all changes at the order of the party heads all you worked for is taken away. The platform is reversed and not only is it reversed but it is reversed by a dishonest method where your vote is specifically ignored on national TV. CNN’s camera’s focus on a person wearing an “Arab American Democrat” t-shirt so not only is the humiliation public, but it is specifically directed at Arabs.

And to put the icing on the cake the media insists that the change was by direct order of Barack Obama, the man who had supposedly been the best friend your position ever had.

What do you think the reaction might be at home to this? What might happen the next day when online you are informed “I told you so.” What if the hope for change becomes no hope at all?

Now imagine you are the Muslim Brotherhood, you consider Obama a “useful idiot” and you see all this unfold. You’ve told your followers to tread carefully to protect the useful idiot in the white house. What happens if you decide that the useful idiot is not useful anymore?

What might you do to remind that leader who betrayed you, who made you lose face before your followers that such betrayal comes with a price? Might it be a demonstration of your power, and his weakness?

Again this complete speculation, but given Arab culture, this would not surprise me one bit.

Of course it could be as Glenn Reynolds suggests all the by Obama bragging about scoring four touchdowns in one game killing Bin Laden.