Thursday, September 10, 2015

Hillary Clinton’s 'Tough Foreign Policy' Scam

Only Hillary can make Hillary’s discredited policies work again.

By Daniel Greenfield

The phrase "Only a Clinton" entered our lexicon in the '90s. Ever since then, the unsinkable Clintons have continued spewing outrageous lies and ridiculous ploys that only a Clinton could get away with. Hillary Clinton tried campaigning for the White House without actually taking positions on anything. Iran was a particularly touchy subject because the Democratic Party has two constituencies that are sharply divided on the issue. Jewish voters oppose the deal while left-wing voters back it.

Hillary Clinton couldn’t pander to both at the same time. Or could she? Hillary Clinton endorsed the deal while in true “Only a Clinton” style running against it. She endorsed the deal using militant rhetoric that threatened Iran with war. Her message is that she endorses a deal that gives Iran near zero breakout time to the bomb and lets it self-inspect and fund terrorists, but that she'll be the toughest terror deal supporter you ever saw. No one will be tougher on that deal than her.  ...Only a Clinton. [more...]

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam.