On Monday’s “America’s Newsroom” on the Fox News Channel, former U.S. Army Lt. Col. Ralph Peters, a Fox News contributor, scolded President Barack Obama for his absence at yesterday’s rally in Paris to show support in defiance of Islamic terrorism on a French magazine.
According to Peters, Obama’s absence shows his cowardice on three levels and defined where his position is on the issue of radical Islam.
“[W]e have a president that doesn’t have the guts after French actress,” Peters said. “My God, it’s amazing, Martha, I’ve been in hot water for saying the president is a coward. The president is a coward. The president is a physical coward, he is a moral coward and intellectual coward. Let me break that out. Physical, well, he didn’t go, did he? That doesn’t matter. Physical cowardice is not that big of a deal because they don’t lead bayonet charges. Moral cowardice matters. And this man can never bring himself to have the guts to say about any issue, ‘I was wrong.’ He clings to this issue, this idea that Islam is religion of peace. Friend of mine reminded of that great quote, ‘Islam is a religion of peace and Muslims will kill you to prove it.’ He won’t utter the words ‘Islamic terror.’ And finally, intellectually, it’s amazing how much he hasn’t learned in six years. As far as international relations goes at the intellectual development level of the University of California undergraduate with a Che Guevara t-shirt. Make no mistake, passivity in the face of terror is complicity and yesterday President Obama chose the side of terrorists.”
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