Neocons Paint Obama as Weak on ‘Rogues’

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Neocons Paint Obama as Weak on ‘Rogues’

by Jim Lobe, June 23, 2009

In what appears increasingly to be an orchestrated campaign, right-wing Republicans and Israel-centered neoconservatives are pulling out all the stops in depicting President Barack Obama as “weak” on national security and promoting democracy abroad.

While they have been pressing that charge on Obama since even before he defeated Sen. John McCain in last November’s elections, the past week’s turmoil in Iran – and Obama’s thus-far cautious reaction to it – has raised the volume to fever pitch.

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