I have written before about the courageous anti-jihadist journalist Saleh Uddin Shoaib Choudhury (most recently here), along with his American champion Dr. Richard Benkin, whose untiring efforts to bring Shoaib's sufferings at the hands of the Bangladeshi government to the attention of US government authorities has very likely saved Shoaib's life many times over. Today, at The American Thinker, Dr. Benkin takes us behind the scenes on Capitol Hill to ask and answer a very shocking question about which senator was most unhelpful regarding Shoaib's plight:
Who was the one lawmaker that took a pass on saving the life of an imprisoned US ally and opponent of Islamist extremism? That’s right, my own Illinois Senator Barack Obama.
Read it, as they say, all.