Bill Clinton's memory loss on Rwanda genocide

In criticizing President Obama's Syria policy, former president Bill Clinton demonstrated a selective memory: "You just think how lame you'd be ... suppose I had let a million people, two million people be refugees out of Kosovo, a couple hundred thousand people die, and they say, 'You could have stopped this by dropping a few bombs. Why didn't you do it?' And I say, 'because the House of Representatives voted 75 percent against it?' " Clinton said according to audio of the event obtained by Politico and The Daily Beast .  "You look like a total wuss, and you would be." Perhaps Clinton is getting old or has preferred to place the absolute horror of the Rwandan genocide behind him. For whatever reason, the former president was making the exact criticism directed against him in 1994 when the slaughter was occurring: But under Clinton's watch there was another conflict, in 1994, in the tiny African nation of Rwanda, where millions of people did become refugees and 800,000...(Read Full Post)