There’s your Nobel Peace Prize winner for ya

I’m usually surprised when liberals/leftists reply to “America’s goal is to spread democracy… through war!” arguments as if they were made in good faith. While it probably a good idea to do so (not everyone follows foreign policy news), the idea that folks who sell weapons to known human rights violators who run non-democratic nations simply can’t help but want to spread democracy all over the world is ridiculous on face.

HONOLULU — Fortifying one of its crucial allies in the Persian Gulf, the Obama administration announced a major weapons deal with Saudi Arabia on Thursday, saying it had agreed to sell F-15 fighter jets valued at nearly $30 billion to the Royal Saudi Air Force.

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