February 14, 2013

THE WAGES OF “SMART DIPLOMACY:” Well, that worked out well: 92% of Pakistanis now dislike America. “That’s the lowest favorable rating Pakistan’s citizens have ever given their ostensible North American ally. . . . You may remember one foundation stone of Obama’s initial presidential campaign was the argument that because of the historical nature of his presidency and his upbringing in Indonesia, the globe’s most populous Muslim land, the world would feel more fondly toward America for a change. That doesn’t seem to be happening so far.”