Neocons for Ahmadinejad

Conservatives seemed to have finally learned their lesson on supporting big government Republicanism at home. But few seem willing to reject the other half of that “toxic mixture” of big government abroad, or what Joe Scarborough calls “Wilsonian globalism,” as demonstrated by the Right’s recent rhetoric on the ongoing developments in Iran.

Conservative talk radio and many Republican pundits and politicians seem to be wondering the same thing – why won’t Obama speak out in support of the Iranian masses protesting the re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad? National Review‘s Jonah Goldberg writes “Do it, President Obama, please. Take the side of democracy.” But this type of thinking reflects the same sort of reckless, “cowboy diplomacy” that got us bogged down in Iraq in the first place.

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