Tuesday, October 09, 2007

The descent of High Broderism.

The President's defense of an essentially responsible foreign policy position was encased in rhetoric as shabby as that of the moratorium orators he was answering. The country would certainly have been better served had he devoted his talk to a realistic discussion of the problems and prospects of disengaging from Vietnam, instead of knocking down the straw man of "precipitate withdrawal."
--David Broder, Washington Post, Nov. 11, 1969
Democrats brushed aside concerns about the impact of their votes to cut off funding for the troops in Iraq or the larger implications of a precipitous withdrawal from that country.
--David Broder, Washington Post, June 7, 2007
Via Atrios.

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