Oh my. NY Times scorches Obama foreign policy

A New York Times editorial has bestirred itself and heavily criticized the Obama Middle East policy as well as the incompetents who are running it.We were thrilled when President Obama decided to plunge fully into the Middle East peace effort. He appointed a skilled special envoy, George Mitchell, and demanded that Israel freeze settlements, Palestinians crack down on anti-Israel violence and Arab leaders demonstrate their readiness to reach out to Israel.Nine months later, the president's promising peace initiative has unraveled. There was nothing ever "promising" about it which the Times admits later in the editorial:Peacemaking takes strategic skill. But we see no sign that President Obama and Mr. Mitchell were thinking more than one move down the board. The president went public with his demand for a full freeze on settlements before securing Israel's commitment. And he and his aides apparently had no plan for what they would do if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said...(Read Full Post)