Allen West has predicted that President Barack Obama will build upon his controversial visit to Cuba this month and make it a priority to travel to Tehran, Iran, where his administration will "fall at the knees of Iran in complete and utter submission" before he exits the Oval Office in January.
West, a former congressman who represented Florida's 22nd Congressional District, wrote a post on his website Thursday titled "Before He Leaves Office, I Predict Obama Will Carry Out This Particularly Treasonous Action..." In the article, West berated Obama for doing "exactly what he said he would do" during his presidential campaign and the early days of his administration when he reached out to Iran.
"Now the liberal progressive socialist leftists will claim Obama saved us from a war, a military confrontation," West wrote. "But that’s like the coward who gives up his lunch money to the bully saying he did it to avoid eating food he didn’t like. I’ll give President Obama credit; he’s done exactly what he said he would do, and it will be up to the next two to three presidents to right this ship."
West, who is also a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, went on to blast Obama for his historic visit to Cuba, which was geared toward highlighting a new relationship that between Cold War foes, and used the Cuban visit as a justification for his theory that Obama would turn next to Iran.
"I’m telling you, after Obama’s embarrassing trip to Cuba, I bet he’ll go to Tehran before he exits the Oval Office. He’ll be on a mission to bring about peace and bridge the gap. Y’all doubt me?" West wrote. "Remember, during the 2008 Democrat presidential primary debate, Obama clearly stated he would talk with Iran without any preconditions — and no one challenged him on that. So what do we have today? A richer, militarily stronger and more belligerent Iran."
West said that he also went back and looked at a report from CBS News that stated that Obama's first official media interview conducted after his inauguration went to Al Arabiya.
"In his first sit-down interview — which he symbolically granted to pan-Arab satellite network Al Arabiya — Mr. Obama said, 'Iran has acted in ways that’s not conducive to peace and prosperity in the region… But I do think that it is important for us to be willing to talk to Iran, to express very clearly where our differences are, but where there are potential avenues for progress,'" the CBS News article stated. "'If countries like Iran are willing to unclench their fist, they will find an extended hand from us,' added the president."
Near the end of his piece, West denounced both Obama and Vice President Joe Biden for their speeches given at the annual Easter Prayer Breakfast at the White House during which they denounced Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for his comments regarding Muslims.
"No Barack and Joe, you cheeky fellas got it all wrong. The intent of the terrorists is not about weakening our faith, impulses or our better angels. Their intent is to force us into submission by killing us — and your insidious rhetoric and dismissal of the enemy is aiding and abetting their intent, objectives and cause," West wrote. "What happened in Brussels, Pakistan, and across the Middle East to Christians is not about diminishing our faith; it’s about terrorizing us. But Obama continues to attack political opposition, not the enemy, and as I’ve stated many times, he is an Islamist sympathizer."
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