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Originally posted by pexx421
Ok, it makes me sick the blatant hypocrisy in Syria. The US has made plenty recent vague statements about evidence of chemical weapons, and what our response should be if it is found the Syrian government has used them. We already support the opposition with weapons and supplies. It bothers me that we make plain that if the use of chem weaps by their government is found, that we will give more overt support to the opposition, however if the reverse is the case, there is no statement that we will give support to the government.
The obvious conclusion to draw is that, according to our policies, if the Syrian government uses chemical agents it is not ok, but if the opposition is using them, well, that's all right. I believe I understand the truth of the matter....we want the opposition to win, and so any means that approach that goal are legitimate, even if they are means we would criticize the government for. It makes me sick to be a taxpayer that supports such ideological policy. Just wanted to share my frustration with this two faced moral stance.