Obama said Mubarak did a lot of bad things to his people during the O'Reilly interview. He believes he should go and go quickly.
Why is their a difference in what Mubarak did to his people and what China does to their people? Why do the Chinese who kill baby girls and suppress all the the freedoms of the people get a state dinner and Mubarak who is, whether or not you admit it, a U.S, ally get tossed under the bus?
Isn't that just Obama speaking out of both sides of his mouth? Is it just that it is convenient for him right now?
Why is their a difference in what Mubarak did to his people and what China does to their people?
The difference is the people of Egypt are revolting, the people of China are not. It isn't for US to instill any govenrment or policies in other countries. We have to make a choice, stand behind a horrible dicatator or behind the people....he is choosing The People....and he is RIGHT!
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 10:06 AM on Feb. 7, 2011
Answer by Carpy at 10:06 AM on Feb. 7, 2011
Answer by SuperChicken at 10:09 AM on Feb. 7, 2011
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 10:09 AM on Feb. 7, 2011
it's proper to lavish Chinese leaders with dinners and praise. Even though the wrongs are still committed. Gotcha
Its proper to host state dinners with countries we do not agree with, yes. Countries that are BAILING US OUT, yes...
Their money is still GREEN....would you STOP taking their FINANCIAL help?
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 10:17 AM on Feb. 7, 2011
Answer by SuperChicken at 10:20 AM on Feb. 7, 2011
It is interesting to think about how our presidents seem to support some human rights causes, while seeming to ignore others. President Obama did discuss human rights with President Hu, and strongly encouraged him to improve China's treatment of its citizens. Egypt is in revolt, and the wisest thing Mubarak can do is to step down. I don't see any hypocrisy here at all. Hu is in power, the people of China aren't in revolt. Mubarak is out. He said he'd leave in September. The people of Egypt are revolting against him and want him out now, not later. If the people of China were revolting against Hu, I think Obama would deliver the same message.
Answer by jsbenkert at 10:22 AM on Feb. 7, 2011
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 10:27 AM on Feb. 7, 2011
Answer by -Eilish- at 11:01 AM on Feb. 7, 2011