Democrats say bye to Arab goodwill
I am becoming more and more convinced every day that the democrats have the dumbest leadership ever. I mean, after finally getting the American Arab vote, which was solidly republican for the past 40 years, they want to jeopardize it by invoking bigotry over the US port deal which they think will earn them extra political points with "Heartland America". How? They want an immediate vote on the ports deal, before any kind of review takes place. Francine Busby, a school board member in a San Diego-area district, said Democrats want an immediate vote on the controversial ports deal, an increase in the screening of arriving cargo and more resources for the Coast Guard.
Congressional GOP leaders want to wait for the results of the administration's new investigation of DP World, a company owned by the government of Dubai, one of the United Arab Emirates, before considering legislation to delay or block it on security grounds.
House Democrats tried to force a debate and vote on legislation Thursday that would require the 45-day security review and congressional approval of the takeover. That effort failed on a procedural, largely party-line vote.
I can see how that debate would've been like "But they are arabs. We can't trust arabs. They will like use those ports to kill us all. Sure, the security is handeld by us, but they will figure out a way. Did we mention that 2 UAE citizens were part of 9/11? The whole country must be guilty then."
Yeah. It will be surely amusing to watch how they will shoot themselves in the foot over that one.