For the last few weeks I’ve been making a running joke out of “Such and such happened; clearly a transparent attempt by Obama to distract attention from Benghazi.” Allen West, however, is not in on the joke. He’s seriously making that exact argument about the kidnapping of nearly 300 girls in Nigeria.
I find it interesting that everyone (including the First Lady) is now all up in arms about Boko Haram and their jihadist actions. After all, we reported on the kidnappings of the girls quite some time ago – this isn’t breaking news…
So why all the attention now?
Remember the movie with Robert Deniro and Dustin Hoffman called “Wag the Dog?” Funny thing, that film was released just before the Clinton-Lewinsky kabuki dance and the infamous pharmaceutical factory bombing in Sudan by President Clinton (and by the way, Monica is back in the limelight thanks to an article in Vanity Fair – but I digress – or maybe not).Are we witnessing an Obama “Wag the Dog” moment with Boko Haram in Nigeria? I say yes.
Consider all the scandals facing the Obama administration, especially Benghazi and the Select Committee, which Rep. Nancy Pelosi referred to as a “political stunt.”
I think this is obviously a transparent attempt to distract attention away from the fact that Allen West has nothing serious to say about this or any other issue.