The God of American progressives: Part two: FDR's third act
By Michael Moriarty
In the unsurpassable days of William Shakespeare, theater audiences demanded five acts, not three … but, alas, the modern minimalists have pared theater down to no more than three, but preferably two acts. However, given Franklin Delano Roosevelt's longevity, a living presence way beyond his own lifespan, we must at least have a third act to encompass the fulfillment of that President's United Nations', Progressive promise, or, as Neville Chamberlain once promised, "Peace in our time!"
Roosevelt's boldest disciples, William and Hillary Clinton, are now prepared to again confirm Roosevelt's formula for foreign policy, particularly the proven penchant for staying on friendly terms with democracy's sworn enemies such as Communism and Islamic terrorism. "Bill", in the style of Roosevelt with Stalin, certainly put out his hands across the table to not only the Palestinian terrorist, Yassir Arafat, but the IRA terrorist, Gerry Adams, as well. He might have extended the same Christian forbearance to Iraq's former dictator, Saddam Hussein, had he succeeded in matching FDR's record of four consecutive terms as President of the United States.
Clinton's wife, Hillary, however, has never been quite as forgiving as either Franklin or Bill. Attacking Waco, I believe, was really her idea, not the President's … so we will not be racing out of Iraq the day after her possible inauguration; and what she might do with the would-be Mao Tse Tung of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and his dreams of nuclear power, well, there'll be mixed messages: an FDR glove of peace offered to troublemakers, but Hillary Clinton's hand carrying the palm leaf, so to speak.
I am sure the other two major candidates for the Democrats, Obama and Edwards, would even outdo Bill Clinton's Rooseveltian "Back-bends for Peace" … and perhaps that's one of the reasons Hillary Clinton still remains a threat. America is unquestionably naïve, but not entirely spineless, and Hillary doesn't have enough charm to get away with Roosevelt's and Clinton's breathtaking policies of appeasement.
As my title indicates, we are in the third act of an unquestionably three-part, final examination of the Rooseveltian foreign policy which is basically to let the United Nations, a police force comprised of the United States, Neo-Soviet Russia, Red China and the Islamic, oil controlling nations rule the world.
I wouldn't be so doubtful about the outcome, if I thought the "four cops", so to speak, could get along with each other.
Within a few years of Roosevelt's death we were in a cold war with Soviet Russia. Why? Was it simply because FDR was not around to reaffirm his faith in Stalin? Or to re-establish our faith in Rooseveltian charm and its ability to bring almost everyone, including men like Stalin, Mao Tse Tung and Pol Pot, around to Roosevelt's way of thinking?
What America is missing in this Progressive sales pitch for the Roosevelt-Stalin Protocol is a fourth and fifth act, the additional drama which reveals the true agenda of Progressives, the one that cannot only endure a massive loss of human life in a war that America had never prepared itself for … but a Progressive policy that welcomes such a loss of life, in the same way it welcomes 1 ½ million abortions in America alone.
No wonder America doesn't think she'll get that fourth and fifth act of this Progressive version of War and Peace. It is not war and peace that Progressives are basing their game plan on. It's Sir Francis Galton's manual for eugenics, Hereditary Genius, in which this whole Progressive drama is climaxing. With Margaret Sanger's Planned Parenthood leading the way and the Cold Spring Habor's eugenics' office of Long Island bringing up the rear, this fifth act of the Progressives' "Third Way" has audience participation in it, like all three acts of a more impatiently Progressive Third Reich.
Man as God!
Stalin showed the way and I am afraid our FDR was charmed by the prospects: A four nation police force … that thinks it is God.
Michael Moriarty is a Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actor who starred in the landmark television series Law and Order from 1990 to 1994. His recent film and TV credits include The Yellow Wallpaper, 12 Hours to Live, Santa Baby and Deadly Skies. Moriarty is also running for President of the United States in 2008 as a candidate for the Realists Party. To find out more about Moriarty's presidential campaign, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.