A professor in
Professor Cooney writes, “Bush’s ‘war on terror’ has been mostly rhetoric – an excuse for invading
In his column, the philosophy professor describes the complex nature of the war on terror in light of the U.A.E.’s attempt to gain control of six
“The political storm over the Bush administration’s contract with Dubai Ports International… is a striking example of poetic justice. …Having effectively terrorized the American people with the threat of Islamic terrorism, the Bush administration still saw no problem with turning over the management of major U.S. ports to a company owned by the government of the United Arab Emirates.”
The philosophy professor goes on to say, “…massive tax cuts for the rich and hundreds of billions of dollars spent on
Unfortunately, readers of Cooney’s column won’t learn of former President Bill Clinton’s involvement with the U.A.E. port deal.
Professor Cooney’s belief that Bush’s ‘war on terror’ has been mostly rhetoric is somewhat ironic. His column contains nothing but leftwing rhetoric and talking points. Maybe the good professor should stick to the hypothetical world of philosophy and take a sabbatical from teaching policy matters in the real-world.