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Friday, July 03, 2009

Objecting to Obama

The Obama coalition continues to fray. James Kirchick, Assistant Editor of the New Republic and until lately a big Obamaphile, objects to Barry's policy regarding Iran and Honduras. Writing in the Daily News, he opines:

The administration's response to the events in Iran was predictable given its obsession with "engaging" a regime that shows no interest in returning the favor.

Yet while distancing ourselves from democratic forces in Iran under the guise of respect for that government's sovereignty, we have been quite eager to "meddle" in the domestic politics of Honduras. Worse, we have wound up on the wrong side.

Read the whole thing here.