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Blake Hounshell, managing editor at Foreign Policy, reacts to President Obama's last UN speech of his first term.
Romney may have left his dog on the roof of his car, at least he didn't eat the dog as Obama did in his earlier life.
The other difference btwn. Obama's & Romney's characterizations of the Israeli-Palestinian situation is that Romney made a blanket statement that "Palestinians have no interest in peace," not that some factions don't want peace negotiations.
I usually don't buy into the reactionary right-wing talking point that Obama is "too busy apologizing for America" but the tone of his speech was not assertive enough, Obama spent too much time trying to rationalize with the irrational.
He did not hold the Egyptian government's feet to the fire, on their lack of action in protecting the US embassy or say - the clear terms, that the killing of our diplomats is unacceptable.
Whatever, whatever...listen if Romney wants to be President...I think a BASIC requirement is that he is smart enough to know why airplane windows don't openhttp://nymag.com/daily/intel/2012/09/romney-wonders-why-airplane-windows-dont-open.html
Maybe he's just too dumb to be President
I thought it was a FANTASTIC speech. He was classic Obama: addressed the issue head on and got it just right.
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