Blog on the Run: Reloaded

Thursday, February 3, 2011 8:31 pm

A question

Filed under: America. It was a really good idea — Lex @ 8:31 pm
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Would it kill American foreign policy to be on the right side of history a little more often? Because I’m 51 years old, and in my lifetime that phenomenon has been damned rare.

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2 Comments

  1. Yes. Unfortunately, what is clearly “right” and what is in America’s “best interests” are rarely the same thing. But don’t worry: It’s not just America. Most governments are the same, in my experience. Democracy is the worst possible form of government, except for all the others.

    Comment by Blair — Friday, February 4, 2011 1:25 am @ 1:25 am

  2. Cheer up – there was Jimmy Carter’s refusal to prop up Somosa in Nicaragua in 1979, and there was . . . oh, wait . . .erm, that’s it . . .

    Comment by Nick — Tuesday, February 15, 2011 3:50 am @ 3:50 am


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