Former US president Jimmy Carter speaks with DER SPIEGEL about the danger posed to American values by George W. Bush, the difficult situation in the Middle East and Cuba’s ailing Fidel Castro.
Kommentarerne i bold er Elmer’s Brothers
SPIEGEL: Mr. Carter, in your new book you write that only the American people can ensure that the US government returns to the country’s old moral principles. Are you suggesting that the current US administration of George W. Bush of acting immorally? (immoral! I thought you were on a book tour?)
Carter: There’s no doubt that this administration has made a radical and unpressured departure from the basic policies of all previous administrations including those of both Republican and Democratic presidents. (you mean he actually stood up to the radical Muslims instead of letting our citizens be held hostage for 400+ days and not do *hit)
SPIEGEL: For example?
Carter: Under all of its predecessors there was a commitment to peace instead of preemptive war. (peace at the price of appeasement or sending a $5 million dollar missile to blow up a $10 tent) Our country always had a policy of not going to war unless our own security was directly threatened and now we have a new policy of going to war on a preemptive basis. (So Mr. President where were you on 9-11…selling another book)