I see a lot of news stories about Obama supporters scratching their heads at why Obama did not get more respect from other nations. Why do these countries continue to heap scorn on the US as the US contributes more and more to international efforts?
Here is a hint:
- These other countries share President Obama's attitudes about the rich
- As far as the rest of the world is concerned, the US is rich
The rich in this country pay for most of the programs Obama takes credit for. When folks say that Obama "cares", he does so with the money of America's rich. In return, he heaps nothing but scorn on the rich, blaming them for any economic problems that may exist and criticizing them for not paying enough taxes.
Mr. President, the other countries of the world treat you and this country exactly like you treat the rich, and for the same reasons. If that frustrates you, look to your own values first.