Hillary's Touting of 'Reformer' Assad?

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    Kudos to you for rising above pretty shameless partisan spinning, unlike a few others in this thread.

    Actually, I don't really blame Clinton for falling for Assad's charm offensive. Certainly everyone in this thread has misjudged character at one point in their lives--and the Assad family has famously been pretty coy about toying with the idea of "reforms" when they want something from the West for several decades now.

    Clearly though, Clinton misjudged Assad and she's having to eat her words here. The only larger political point to make from this is that she has made a questionable judgment in foreign policy---but outside of the most blatantly partisan conservative posters, most people will be ok with leaving it at that. Heck, if she learns from this, that might be a positive aspect to a future campaign: she's certainly had the experience of falling for BS in the past and might be a bit more guarded in her pronouncements/choices in the future.
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    What difference does it make? 25,000. 80,000. 100,000. 4. I mean really, what difference does it make? Hillary Clinton
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    Fred - your support for Hillary is kind of funny! You cannot mention one real accomplishment she has achieved but you are so confident that she will be president that you seem giddy. Like most liberals to you it is more important to get your guy (Hank Clinton) elected than what is best for the country.
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    A "friend" one day becomes an enemy. Reminds me of this:
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    Also let's not forget that the extremist Islamic militants that became Al-Qaeda were praised by the Reagan Administration as freedom fighters when they were fighting the Soviets in Afghanistan.
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    VA, we are talking about 2011... Arab Spring BS in full effect, already uprisings in Syria and Assad already cracking down.
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    but, but, but, but I thought when the messiah was elected we would have peace and tranquility. Hell, he even won a Nobel peace prize. The region is on fire, arab spring has turned into a nightmare, those camel jockeys are shooting everything in sight and Obama is worried about over rotation on his back swing. What a leader.

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