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Where is American Leadership

Independent in Texas Wrote: Jun 16, 2012 8:30 AM
After 5 years, o-blame-o is still less prepared for international politics than Kennedy was the first time he sat down with the Russians (and got rolled).
As Colorado is in the Mountain Time Zone, I am now eight hours away from where I sat at this exact moment one week ago when I was in Paris with The Lad.

Woe to me.

Let's take a quick look at how we're doing in our place among what is poetically, if incorrectly, called "the family of nations."

When Senator Barack Obama was campaigning against Hilary Clinton in the 2008 primaries, and later against Senator John McCain in the 2008 general election he, as Mark Lagon wrote in Foreign Policy Journal,