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The President as Planetary Policeman

Opinionated-American Wrote: Sep 06, 2012 1:00 PM
Restricted 1st amendment, 4th amendment, 8 and 9th amendment. Don't believe me. say something negative about the government to the government.

If you don't count Clint Eastwood, whose rambling, Bob Newhartesque conversation with an empty chair included implicit criticism of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Rand Paul may have been the only speaker at the Republican National Convention last week who questioned his party's mindless militarism. The Kentucky senator said, "Republicans must acknowledge that not every dollar spent on the military is necessary or well-spent."

That mild rebuke -- which came, fittingly enough, from the son of the Texas congressman whose resistance to promiscuous interventionism distinguished him from the other contenders for the GOP's 2012 presidential nomination...