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A self-interview.

First, I want to apologize that I have often used intemperate language to describe U.S. policy in the last 4.5 years. Perhaps I have put off some of you who would otherwise have been persuaded that something is very wrong. Therefore, I have tried to do another version. Remember, I’m not responsible for the way the questions are phrased here.

Q: How can the United States become the ally of the Muslim Brotherhood, a one-time Nazi collaborator which has never changed its political line since; a movement to impose Sharia states and restore the caliphate; a movement that is genocidal against Jews, anti-Christian, anti-Shia (all Shia, not just the Islamists),  and wants to kill gays and make women into second-class citizens?

A: Pretty amazing, isn’t it? Can Americans really not realize this?

Q: How can the United States — the very same politicians — oppose support for the pro-American Nicaraguan Contras against the pro-Communist Sandinistas but now support with arms the anti-American Syrian rebels — Brotherhood and worse?

A: Pretty amazing, isn’t it? Can Americans really not realize this?

Q: How can the U.S. government stand by passively and watch four American officials be murdered by al-Qaida in Libya?

A: Pretty amazing, isn’t it? Can Americans really not realize this?

Q: How can the U.S. government pretend that the Israel-Palestinian peace process is going to work when the Palestinians refuse to negotiate for a dozen years, and the Palestinian Authority, because of Hamas ruling Gaza, doesn’t even represent the Palestinians?

A: Pretty amazing, isn’t it? Can Americans really not realize this? [As I finish this article, here is the AP headline: "Kerry Heading Home, Eager to Return to Jerusalem." I mean, you can't satirize this: OK, says Kerry, should I focus on Egypt, Syria, or whether Palestinian terrorists with blood on their hands should be released and how many months Israel can't build apartment houses to get the Palestinian Authority back to the negotiating table after 13 years of refusal? Oops, sorry, I got carried away.  It won't happen again.]