By Todd Starnes, Fox News
I was taken aback by something Fred Warmbier said the other day. His son Otto had just been released from captivity by the North Koreans.
Mr. Warmbier said he was told by the Obama administration to do nothing that would offend or upset the North Koreans. They were not even allowed to put ribbons on a tree.
A reporter asked if the Obama administration could have done more to secure Otto’s release. Mr. Warmbier replied, “The results speak for themselves.”
The results certainly do speak for themselves. Otto Warmbier died yesterday. He was 22-years-old.
Let’s be clear about something: Otto was held prisoner by the North Koreans. He was tortured. He was left to languish. And ultimately -- he was murdered.
President Obama was famous for kicking the can down the road. But sometimes, when you kick the can down the road, people like Otto Warmbier die.