Monday, November 13, 2006

TheLaw of Unintended Consequences: Foreign policy department

The "progessives" and the "realists" play both sides against the middle.


"Why then do so many progressives then celebrate the return of realism? The reasons are multifold. First, having allowed personal animosities to dominate their ideology, they embrace change, regardless of how it impacts stated principles. Hatred of Mr. Rumsfeld became a principle in itself. Likewise, the same progressives who disparage John Bolton seldom explain why they feel forcing the U.N. to account for its inefficiencies or stick to its founding principles is bad. They complain not of his performance, but rather of his pedigree."

It's time to keep a close watch on this. Any further nonsense along these lines must be nipped in the bud.

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