Joe Doakes from Como Park emails:
I’d be worried if the State Department had a string of success stories, which the cuts threaten to end. Does it?
These are the guys who stood around while our consulate in Benghazi burned, who sent pallets of cash to Iran, who got special privileges for Cuba. These are the guys who stood around while the North Koreans developed nuclear weapons and intercontinental missiles.
A Trump critic quoted in the article: “These people either do not believe the U.S. should be a world leader, or they’re utterly incompetent,” she said. “Either way, having so many vacancies in essential places is a disaster waiting to happen.”
Considering what they accomplished while they were in office, how much worse can it get?
Funny how Democrats want to be a world leader, after the eight years of national self-abnegation we just went through.