Last year, the government of Syria wasn’t on acceptable evil. The Syrian government had been caught using chemical weapons on it’s own people. The bloodshed had to stop. The United States military had to become involved.
Such was the moral certainty of the time.
In 2014, we have a new moral certainty. The moral certainty [...]
Yesterday, as many members of Congress urged the Obama White House to bring the American military back into Iraq to get the USA involved in the Iraqi civil war, one member of the U.S. House of Representatives urged restraint, saying, “Today, we are less than 4 percent of the world’s population, and we have a [...]
The Republicans are not demanding that Barack Obama get tough on Roberto Micheletti, the leader who appears to have seized power, and no Twitterers here in the United States are changing the color of their profile icons in solidarity with anyone there. [...]
Barack Obama is seeking to re-engage Russia as a partner in foreign policy. Some say that this approach will surely encourage Russia to become more aggressive in its relationships with its neighbors [...]
Two animated blobs debate John McCain’s foreign policy experience in this video blobcast. [...]
Sarah Palin was asked a question about foreign policy, specifically regarding Pakistan. She wouldn’t answer the question. Again and again, Sarah Palin simply won’t answer the questions she’s being asked. Palin just isn’t answering the questions. That’s not competent. Sarah Palin just doesn’t look competent. And should the elderly John McCain dies or becomes incompetent, [...]
Sarah Palin isn’t just defending airspace over Alaska from Putin’s rearing head. Sarah Palin is the Alaskan airspace. [...]
“It’s very important, when, when you consider even national security issues with Russia as Putin rears his head and, and, uh, comes into the airspace of the United States America, where, where do they go? It’s Alaska! It’s just right over the border.”
— Sarah Palin, September 25 2008, explaining again why living in Alaska [...]
At a Town Hall on September 17, 2008 for which you had to get a ticket from the GOP to get in:
Question: Governor Palin, there’s been quite a bit of discussion about your perceived lack of foreign policy experience. And I give you your chance: if you could please respond to that criticism and [...]
By the logic used by Sarah Palin, people in Memphis, Tennessee and Nebraska must be foreign policy experts about Mexico because they live about 750 miles away from the nearest piece of Mexican soil. [...]