Rosie strikes again. And in one sense, she’s right: I am certainly not interested in living my life in fear. And the defense against the global jihad is worlds away from her caricature of it as fear “of anyone who thinks different than you.” But I suspect she equates due vigilance with fear.
From WorldNetDaily.com, with thanks to the Constantinopolitan Irredentist:
TV host Rosie O’Donnell says there’s no reason for Americans to fear terrorists because they are just moms and dads like us.
On her ABC show “The View” last Thursday, the shoot-from-the-lip actress-comedienne explained in less-than Rooseveltian fashion that Americans have nothing to fear but fear itself.
“Faith or fear, that’s your choice,” she told co-host Elizabeth Hasselbeck and panelists including Barbara Walters and Beverly Sills.
“You can walk through life believing in the goodness of the world, or walk through life afraid of anyone who thinks different than you and trying to convert them to your way of thinking. And I think that this country … .”
To which Hasselbeck interjected: “Well, I’m a person of faith, so I, but I also believe … .”
“Well then, get away from the fear,” interrupted O’Donnell. “Don’t fear the terrorists. They’re mothers and fathers.”
Sure. Moms like this one.