President Obama is letting foreign policy take a back seat in his attempt to remake the United States into his own vision of a utopia, admired by United Nations diplomats. Krauthammer calls out Obama on his commitment to winning in Afghanistan. While friends and family are shot at in A-stan, Obama preps for speeches to school kids, Sunday talk shows, and Letterman.
Allahpundit over at Hot Air notes…
Does anyone, right or left, think he wouldn’t happily take a pass on international issues for four or eight years to concentrate on remaking America’s economy in his statist image? His Afghanistan posture was always transparently a sop to centrists, to prove that he was a “hawk” on some wars even though he was famously a dove on Iraq. Now he senses some public reluctance to invest further in the “good war” and suddenly he’s “skeptical” about more troops for the counterinsurgency strategy.
And the video – courtesy The Right Scoop – from the Fox round-table this afternoon. You gotta watch… and comment below!