Skip to comments.Carter Rehashed
Posted on 11/24/2009 1:56:50 PM PST by jazminerose
WSJ columnist, Bret Stephens harkens back to those happy, halcyon days of the Carter era:
An idealistic president takes office promising an era of American moral renewal at home and abroad. The effort includes a focus on diplomacy and peace-making, an aversion to the use of force, the selling out of old allies. The result is that within a couple of years the U.S. is more suspected, detested and enfeebled than ever.
No, were not talking about Barack Obama. But since the current administration took office offering roughly the same prescriptions as Jimmy Carter did, its worth recalling how that worked out.
Its also worth recalling that no presidential candidate ever runs on a platform of being Carteresque. In Obama, we have an even more narcissistic, immature and incompetent president than Hamas supporter Jimmy Carter.
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