Nations that looked up to us in 2001 now hold us in contempt.
Those who were our allies just a short time ago...
Those who wanted to help us defeat Al Qaeda...
Those who reached out to us and were with us after September 11...
Bush has alienated them.
If you think that's irrelevant - you're either an ass or a neocon.
The Declaration of Independence was written because our Founding Fathers thought that "a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation."
But, unlike George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson, the neocons have NO respect for "the opinions of mankind."
Because they are arrogant.
And their arrogance has turned Iraq into a disaster, and caused thousands of deaths.
"Pride goeth before destruction; and an haughty spirit before a fall." (Proverbs 16:18)
And this arrogant, haughty, prideful administration has, indeed, ushered in destruction, and is causing the United States of America to fall.