Is Hillary Clueless or Cavalier? Neither Helps

Last week in this space I wrote about Secretary of State Clinton's cavalier call for the people of Aleppo to rise up against the Assad regime.  When they did -- as when President Bush (41) called on the Shi'ites and Kurds of Iraq to rise up against Saddam in 1991 -- the U.S. declined to support the rebels, and the results were bloody.  It seemed that neither was aware of the impact the words of the government of the United States can have on people in distress.  The problem, actually, is different, as seen on Page 2 of the Style Section of The Washington Post (15 August)1.  It was just a little blurb in the "Names & Faces" column, noting that back in April, Secretary Clinton, "indulging in a bit of wishful thinking ... about the plight of blind dissident Chen Guangcheng," said, "You know, this is such a long flight, maybe they'll have the problem all worked out by the time we land.  Maybe all the problems everywhere will be worked out by the time we...(Read Full Post)

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