June 17, 2014

Obama Is the New Dubya

Lloyd Green, The Daily Beast

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While Republicans accuse Obama of everything from being crypto-Muslim to foreign-born to committing high crimes and misdemeanors, the reality is that Obama is running American foreign policy from a watered-down version of the Bush playbook. Drones, check; NSA surveillance, check; overreach, check.

If the rap on Bush 43 was that he wanted to be policeman to the world, Obama seems to have the same ambition—only to do it on the cheap.

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TAGGED: Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Iraq

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