Donald Trump on ISIS: Take the oil
This was his answer, incoherent as it was.
“Part of the problem that we’ve had is we go in, we defeat somebody, and then we don’t know what we’re doing after that. We lose it, like, as an example, you look at Iraq—what happened. How badly that was handled. And then, when President Obama took over, and likewise—it was a disaster. It was actually somewhat stable—I don’t think it could ever be very stable, it’s a war we never should have gone into in the first place. But he came in and he said, ‘When we go out’ —and he took everybody out. And really, ISIS was formed. This was a terrible decision, and frankly, we never even got a shot. And if you really look at the aftermath of Iraq, Iran is going to be taking over Iraq. They’ve been doing it, and it’s not a pretty picture.
The—and … and I think you know, cause you’ve been watching me I think for a long time, I’ve always said, ‘Shouldn’t be there!’ But if we’re gonna get out, take the oil. If we would have taken the oil, you wouldn’t have ISIS. Because ISIS formed with the power and wealth of that oil.”
A few points here.
- Trump was for the war before he was against it.
- Two, pretty sure you can’t just take somebody else’s oil.
- Three, which is it? Shouldn’t be there, shouldn’t have left, take the oil before leaving, none of the above, all of the above? Pick one and roll with it.