Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal is publicly criticizing President Obama's response to the beheading of American journalist James Foley by the terror group ISIS.
Jindal explains "the crux of the matter." The U.S. has "a president who is disturbingly naïve and holds a dangerous utopian view of the world and the dangers therein."
The president also has bad judgment--or worse--according to Jindal. "Earlier this year, President Obama downplayed the danger of the ISIS, comparing these terrorists to a 'junior varsity' team that does not pose the same threat as Al-Qaeda. For him now to assert, 'people like this ultimately fail because the future is won by those who build and not destroy,' is flat out absurd," he writes in an opinion piece for FoxNews.com.
The truth is, these people will only fail if we cause them to fail. It is not inevitable. Causing them to fail requires that they be defeated, destroyed, and yes, killed. I bet the focus group would get a little uncomfortable with those words.
In World War II we did not win the future by building, we won it by destroying. Uncomfortable or not, that is the truth. The murderous fools who cut the heads off of Americans must be destroyed, and sent to their reward, such as it is, in the next life.
Jindal, a Republican, is considering a run for president of the United States in 2016.
For more on America's weak response to ISIS read this week's editorial from the boss.