June 22, 2014

How Obama Misread the Public on Foreign Policy

Max Boot, Commentary

The Associated Press

A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll shows public support for President Obama’s foreign policy at 37 percent–a record low. How can this be when an earlier Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll found that 47 percent of those surveyed want the U.S. to be “less active” abroad? Isn’t a “less active”–aka “lead from behind”–foreign policy precisely what Obama has been delivering? If so, why isn’t the public rapturous?

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TAGGED: Barack Obama, United States, U.S. Foreign Policy, Polls


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