Kerry’s foreign policy, in a paragraph
. . . As he made clear on Thursday, Saddam was a growing threat so he had to be disarmed so Kerry voted for war in order to authorise Bush to go to the UN but Bush failed to pass “the global test” so we shouldn’t have disarmed Saddam because he wasn’t a threat so the war was a mistake so Kerry will bring the troops home by persuading France and Germany to send their troops instead because he’s so much better at building alliances so he’ll have no trouble talking France and Germany into sending their boys to be the last men to die for Bush’s mistake.
Have I got that right?
Oh, and he’ll call a summit. “I have a plan to have a summit. I’m going to hold that summit. We can be successful in Iraq with a summit. The kind of statesman-like summits that pull people together.” Summit old, summit new, summit borrowed, summit blue, he’s got summit for everyone. Summit-chanted evening, you may see a stranger, you may see a stranger across a crowded room. But, in John Kerry’s world, there are no strangers, just EU Deputy Defence Ministers who haven’t yet contributed 10,000 troops because they haven’t been invited to a summit. And once John Kerry holds that summit all our troubles are over
OK, two paragraphs. Read the rest, by Mark Steyn