Daily Archives: November 13, 2011
(Thanks to Gareth Brickman and Wikipedia.)
And his "foreign policy successes" of death and destruction, says Glenn Greenwald. Not that he is yet a great president in the mold of Lincoln, Wilson, FDR, etc. He hasn't built the requisite mountain of skulls, yet. For the GOP, … Continue reading
"but did him a big favor at the South Carolina debate," says Murray Sabrin.
Mitt Romney can't wait to wield the butcher's knife against the innocent. It's his most important qualification to head the State. (All the candidates have the lust to kill, except Ron Paul.) But has Mitt already done so, in alliance … Continue reading
CBS: "Paul is able to provide the biggest contrast with his rivals when he discusses his opposition to U.S. military intervention abroad and what he sees [sic] as civil liberties violations against U.S. citizens, and this debate gave him a … Continue reading
Writes Brad Funkhouser: "Like it or not, it is 'good politics' for those evil candidates to support waterboarding, the obliteration of Iran - a country of 70 million people - for no apparent reason, and continued operation of Guantanamo-style detention … Continue reading
For seeming not to make a foreign-aid exception for Israel. (Ron doesn't, of course.) As one might expect, only Jacob Heilbrunn, among all the Daily Beastites, has a smart and interesting article on the debate. Here is my favorite part: "Only … Continue reading
By noting that it is illegal for the elected dictator to start a war by his own edict.
See neocon Roger Simon on the "actual news" from the debate, according to him and James Fallows, and why the neocons there were right to boo the Golden Rule candidate, Ron Paul, for opposing neocon torture.
In the first hour of the foreign-policy "debate" last night--all I saw--the veteran for peace got 90 seconds. UOPDATE Nevertheless, Ron ran away with the CBS poll as to who won, so the network pulled the poll. (Thanks to Johnny … Continue reading