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An Indictment of the President's Touchdown Dance

TechDel Wrote: May 02, 2012 3:52 PM
By presided over, I assume you mean Obama got the benefit of W's policies in the Middle East. Do you really think any of that would have happened had Bush not implemented the "Bush Doctrine"? I disagreed with some of Bush's polcies but I'll take him over the campaigner in chief we have now.

On Tuesday morning the Wall Street Journal carried a very unusual op-ed.

The author was a former Attorney General of the United States, Michael Mukasy, who had served on the federal bench for 18 years before taking on the top job in federal law enforcement. As a federal district court judge, Mukasey had presided over the trial of Omar Abdel Rahman, the “blind Sheik,” one of the original confederates of bin Laden, a vantage point from which the highly esteemed jurist became deeply acquainted with the intricacies of the jihadist network.

As AG, Mukasey took on a key leadership...