US Port Takeover – Strange Bedfellows

Given the moonbattery normally associated with former President Jimmy Carter, I can’t imagine that anyone in the Bush administration is particularly excited to see this quote in the news regarding the controversy over the acquisition of a British company that has been running six U.S. ports by Dubai Ports World, a state-owned business in the United Arab Emirates.

The Bush administration got support Monday from former President Carter, a Democrat and frequent critic of the administration.

“My presumption is, and my belief is, that the president and his secretary of state and the Defense Department and others have adequately cleared the Dubai government organization to manage these ports,” Carter told CNN. “I don’t think there’s any particular threat to our security.”I think Sen. Lindsay Graham’s (R-SC) characterization of the administrations approval of the deal as “unbelievably tone deaf politically” is confirmed by Carter’s praise…

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Gee, that truck looks familiar...
Off the Fence on the Ports Issue

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