October 28, 2012

Letting America's Shadow Recede

Michael Weiss, NOW Lebanon

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President Obama referred to America as the “indispensable” nation. Funny, then, that he should dispensing with it quite a lot lately. “[U]ltimately, Syrians are going to have to determine their own future,” he said Monday, as if they’re Bavarian burghers electing a new town mayor. Syrian self-determination is an impossibility without military intervention, something Mitt Romney also opposes in favor of arming rebels who “share our values” (the incumbent seems to believe that it isn’t his fault that he doesn’t know how many of these exist and where to find them).

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