The WSJ connects the dots between Obamenomics and military weakness:
Given the hearty support Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama received in Europe last month, he must have noticed the surprise and skepticism among some Germans when he asked that Europeans contribute more for defense. Many Europeans argue they cannot afford such an additional expenditure.
Better even to be as dependent on the endlessly demonized USA as a baby bird on its mother than to try to pay for military strength they cannot afford, having squandered their wealth on entitlement programs that politically are easy to grant but almost impossible to repeal.
Obama would put us in the same boat, except that America will have no protector to turn to:
Thursday, August 21, 2008
What will Obama's economic plan do for the U.S.?
From Right Wing News it's broken down pretty well in Entitlements or Strength?