The US Democrats and their apologists in the media are in an uproar about Trump’s comments about the Muslim Khizr Khan, whose son died in the Iraq war. This spat between Trump and Khan is ongoing.
Maybe the Democrats would like to revisit the history of their elder stateswoman Madeleine Albright in this comment from 1996?:
It doesn’t even matter whether the excess deaths caused by the US sanctions on Iraq were about 50,000, 100,000, 200,000 or 500,000.
The very notion that a Democratic US policy-maker, who is now trotted out to scream abuse at Trump, could say such a thing – that the deaths of half a million Iraqi children is a price worth paying just to contain a tin-pot Third World dictator whose country was destroyed even by the first Gulf war – illustrates the level of moral bankruptcy of the US Democratic elite. How much hatred against the West and radicalisation in the Middle East did this f*cking vile comment cause? You tell me.
A serious question also comes to mind. What is more hateful?: (1) Trump’s proposed ban on Muslim immigration or (2) Madeleine Albright’s genocidal, callous disregard for Muslim children?
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