The he-said-she-said nature of the Game Change controversy -- all based on off-the-record sources -- creates an opportunity for pushback and denial. The uncontested documents from the 2008 campaign, however, provide no squirm room for Palin and her minions.
Palin rattles off a good game about Big Oil and lobbyists. Yet government documents reveal that a top aide of hers served as a lobbyist for BP Amoco from 1999-2000, receiving payments through his former lobbying firm the Mercury Group.
Outside of the U.S., the utterances of Bush and McCain on Georgia are greeted with laughter, for they betoken a hypocrisy so ingrained it suggests insanity. The U.S. looks in the mirror and what do we see? Russia.
Sarah Palin may not have known what the Bush Doctrine was, but we're getting a pretty good idea of what the Palin Doctrine is. And what is it going to look like? Let's just say, it's going to seem familiar.
Basically he is a neo-conservative which in the context of American politics means he belongs to a very small group of intellectuals who think that America should basically take over the running of the world and spread democracy through ideas first and military power second."
Grab some good foreign policy experts on the Right. Contrary to popular opinion, they do exist. Or if you are being briefed by Randy Scheunemann, take everything he says, reverse it, and you'll be just fine.
Randy Scheunemann stands as living, breathing proof of the incestuous relationship between the White House, the Pentagon, defense contractors, Congress and foreign governments: the military industrial complex.