Naïveté on Parade

God help us:

In an interview with David Letterman taped on Tuesday, Barack Obama pressed leaders in the Muslim world to help ensure the safety and security of Americans abroad, Reuters reported.

“The message we have to send to the Muslim world is we expect you to work with us to keep our people safe,” he said.

“We expect their full cooperation because that’s the only way the world works.”

Well that must make our people serving overseas in any number of capacities feel a lot more secure. What would President Obama think if he heard the head of the Secret Service tell a crowd at a rally “we expect your cooperation because that’s the only way we can keep everybody here safe”?

Obama’s idea of “security” is trying to censor things that might spur certain people to violence combined with asking their leaders to see to it that everybody plays nice? Good luck with that.

After turning the duty of securing the safety of US personnel abroad over to leaders in the Muslim world, Obama didn’t have anything better to do so he went to an “important” $4 million fundraiser hosted by Jay Z and Beyonce.

This sums up the Obama approach to Middle East security: