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Why Bin Laden ‘NEEDS’ George W. Bush To Remain President

It’s His Meal Ticket
It has been quite interesting since release of the latest message from Osama Bin Laden. Bin Laden’s message was not of great interest as there was nothing new in his position or methodology. What was interesting is the sheer hysteria raised by the right-wing political fronts … including Fox, etc., who have been in a tizzy lately with polls showing undecided voters starting to break for Kerry.

All of a sudden the Bin Laden message ‘has’ to be a benefit for Bush/Cheney. Why? Because there is nothing else left for them to benefit by. The undecided voters were breaking, inch by inch to Kerry/Edwards.

In fact, when you set aside all the crazed hysteria and political spin, it turns out that Osama Bin Laden’s actions are clearly aimed at retaining Bush/Cheney, not defeating them. It pays no dividend for Osama Bin Laden or his goals, with Bush/Cheney defeated. The most prominent target Bin Laden has is George W. Bush and Dick Cheney, AND their policies to enforce American-styled secular governments throughout the Middle East. Take away George W. Bush, and you take away Bin Laden’s meal ticket.

FreedomFocus.Org has steadfastly argued that it is in the best interests of Osama Bin Laden that George W. Bush and Dick Cheney be (re)elected to a (first) term in office. Why? As we have held:

1) Bin Laden knows that George W. Bush and Dick Cheney will continue to bang their heads against the wall no matter what continual failures mean to long-term consequences. He knows Bush and Cheney will only lead this nation from war to war, crisis to crisis. He knows that in fact, in the long term Bush and Cheney cannot win any peace due to their "Boxed-In" mentality.

2) Bin Laden knows that every time George W. Bush or Dick Cheney open their mouths, they in fact “Embolden Terrorists”.

3) Bin Laden knows the history of nations who come from outside to interfere in the evolution of Islamic nations. Bin Laden knows the long-term consequences of others who force their will upon Islamic nations. We wrote on this in our piece entitled “On The Precipice of a Foreign Policy Abyss”. (As a note, since George W. Bush was a ‘history’ major at Yale, you would think he would know something about history; more so on this region of the world).

4) Bin Laden knows that, in the long run the longer George W. Bush and Dick Cheney are in office, the stronger the opposition to western influence grows. Along with this is the greater potential for region-wide revolutionary conflict; conflict to undermine any and all western influence as occurred in Iran during the 1970s, leading to the Iranian Revolution in 1979.


Osama Bin Laden is not stupid. Unwise, YES. Stupid, NO. His goal is to rid the Middle East and in fact all nations having Islamic religious influences, of western culture and influence. The reasons are a myriad as would be expected of someone who is both sincere and a madman. Note, we do not say he is both a genius and a madman.

However, if we are going to defeat “terrorism”, we have to defeat what spawned terrorism. THAT includes BOTH the issues of totalitarian regimes holding power in the Middle East instead of representative governments (whether secular or not), AND the issues of western and other outside intervention undermining the rights of citizens; the rights of self-determination in the Middle East.

It is uncanny that with the United States having taken so many wrong turns which in fact undermined self-determination, that now this president attempts to portray himself as the “liberator”, spreading “liberty” throughout the Middle East. This, while at the same time refusing to acknowledge the plain and clear history of American and other nations’ intermeddling in the affairs of Middle Eastern nations.

George W. Bush and Dick Cheney just don’t get it. Osama Bin Laden does, even if he is half-mad. Again, Bin Laden may be half-mad, but he not stupid. Osama Bin Laden needs George W. Bush and Dick Cheney. AMERICA DOES NOT NEED EITHER GEORGE W. BUSH OR DICK CHENEY, OR OSAMA BIN LADEN.

HOWEVER, IN AMERICA BEING AT LEAST A PSEUDO-DEMOCRACY, WE CAN MORE EASILY GET RID OF THE TWO FORMER PROBLEMS.

CHANGE IS GOOD.

JOHN F. KERRY IS NOT A PANACEA, BUT HE IS NOT THE OPEN TARGET THAT GEORGE W. BUSH AND DICK CHENEY ARE. AND AMERICAN NEEDS TO WIN THE WAR ON TERRORISM, NOT PROVIDE FODDER FOR CONTINUING IT ON, AND ON, AND ON.

WE NEED TO WIN THE WAR ON TERRORISM, NOT EXTEND IT OUT INDEFINITELY AS A TOOL FOR RIGHT-WING FRINGE POLITICAL GAINS.

CHANGE IS GOOD. IT IS TIME FOR AMERICA TO CHANGE.

THE ISSUE NOW, IS “HAVE AMERICANS OVERCOME THE NAZIFICATION OF AMERICAN POLITICS SO STRONGLY EVINCED AT THE REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION? IF SO, THEY HAVE A CLEAR CHOICE. STAY THE COURSE AND FAIL IN THE WAR ON TERRORISM, OR CHANGE COURSE AND HAVE A REAL CHANCE TO WIN THE WAR ON TERRORISM, WIN THE WAR IN IRAQ, AND BUILD A MORE PEACEFUL WORLD”.

FreedomFocus.org

Posted by Bruce R. Senator at October 31, 2004 3:04 AM