Yesterday the Democratic National Committee attacked GOP Sen. Rand Paul for holding a "blame America" stance and for a "retreat from the world."
Almost a decade ago, Europeans and many progressive Americans were lamenting how the United States was going to miss out on the 21st-century paradigm symbolized by the robust European Union.
It seems former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter has undertaken a second career as a stand-up comic. He's now switching occupations the way he once switched political parties.
If he doesn't win the nomination? "I will vote for Ron Paul no matter what."
Allegations otherwise are possibly "more propaganda than anything else."
"That’s the president’s first duty: defending the country."
Reporters routinely describe Ron Paul's foreign policy views as "isolationist" because he opposes the promiscuous use of military force. This is like calling him a recluse because he tries to avoid fistfights.
The basic concept being propounded by leading neoconservative writers and publications is that anyone who disagrees with neoconservative policies is an isolationist.
There's been a lot of talk about an alleged turn in American public opinion -- particularly among Republicans -- toward "isolationism."