Originally Posted by SoCalBronco
I have no problem sharing De Gaulle's view. The world is a dangerous place. I prefer to look at it coldly and objectively.
And as a result abandon any pretense of the moral high ground, and the best counterweight (human rights, democracy, freedom and liberty) to our enemies that we have.
Heck, we might as well act like the Chinese - make money no matter how odious, despicable, bloodthirsty or evil the leader of country X happens to be.