August 15, 2014

Team Obama Is in Over Its Head

George Will, New York Post

The Associated Press

This far into the human story, only the historically uninstructed are startled by what they think are new permutations of evil.

So, when Russia sliced Crimea off Ukraine, Secretary of State John Kerry was nonplussed: “You just don’t in the 21st century behave in 19th-century fashion by invading another country on completely trumped up pretext.”

If, however, Vladimir Putin is out of step with the march of progress, where exactly on history’s inevitably ascending path (as progressives like Kerry evidently think) does Kerry, our innocent abroad, locate the Islamic State?

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TAGGED: Barack Obama, Iraq, Ukraine

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