November 19, 2012

Obama's Unearned Victory Lap in Burma

Richard Grenell, Huffington Post

AP Photo

While President Obama revels in his historic Burma visit, his administration has refused to do the heavy lifting necessary for future presidents to celebrate others' achievements. It's a selfish strategy that will undoubtedly produce great headlines today but leaves more work and less ribbon cutting for the next president. Ironically, President Obama's victory lap in Burma today is also the direct result of the unilateral actions of the previous administration -- actions he routinely ridicules.

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TAGGED: Syria, Iran, United States, Asia, Barack Obama, Myanmar, Burma

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