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Submitted by Zentrist (United States), Jan 2, 2009 at 00:30

For real. Obama's interview on O'Reilly re-ran this evening. I think Obama is a person who really tries and succeeds--in saying what he means and meaning what he says. But exactly HOW is he going to prevent Iran from getting the bomb? That is, How is he going to protect us?

Barack is, as this interview showed, a tough customer. Tough enough to be comfortable picking Hillary for State. But again, How is he going to stop Iran, by a pre-emptive strike on its enrichment plants? By soft power or tough diplomacy? It seems a mixture of the two, hard and soft power, will have to be used. Some of the muscle is being applied by our friend Israel as we speak. Presumably Hillary and Barack are consulting today about the Gaza War. May the light of true wisdom guide their every thought, word and deed.

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