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Analysis: Romney Offers Sharp Critique of Obama's Foreign Policy

Dat1guy Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 3:53 PM
For one, they have not abandoned us when Obama has tried to abandon them. Can you name a country who sides with us more there? Process of elimination.

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney delivered a serious and forceful foreign policy speech at the Virginia Military Institute earlier today, criticizing the atrophy of American influence and alliances over the last four years, and emphasizing the importance of clear-eyed American leadership in the world.  Greg has already flagged one of Romney's more memorable lines, "hope is not a strategy," but there were a number of additional passages worth underlining:

(1) As I discussed earlier, the candidate turned up the heat on the administration over its calamitous handling of the Benghazi attacks, making brief mention of...