Lucky for Obama, batting .333 is still a great average.
|By: emptywheel Friday March 11, 2011 1:10 pm|
We watched as one man everyone knew to be brutally crazy stole his country’s riches and put them aside for the moment when he would need them. Having watched him do so, we are now limited in the means by which we can pressure him.
|By: emptywheel Wednesday February 23, 2011 5:30 pm|
As the cables have pretty consistently shown, our foreign policy is increasingly indistinguishable from our business interests. And no matter how often our diplomats describe tepid US support for fostering democracy, it always seem to work out that corporations prefer pliant dictators over real human rights.