Comment: Romney has to pretend that Obama is "weak" on

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Romney has to pretend that Obama is "weak" on

foreign policy. It's something the old codgers still stuck in the Cold War expect their Republican to do. When push comes to shove though, there will be enough Constitutionalist Senators and Congressmen to keep Romney from going wild on foreign policy. From what I've heard from Romney on the campaign trail, unlike Obama, he does not believe American troops should be put in harm's way for humanitarian missions if America's "interests" aren't directly at stake.

I know. America has some pretty broad interests, but, unlike John McCain and Barrack Obama, Romney is no straight-up Wilsonian. Remember, Bush was able to take us into Iraq in 2003 because the vast majority of Congress supported it. Romney will be hawkish, but, if he takes us into any wars, it's the American people we'll need to blame because Romney will not do anything that he believes may jeopardize him politically.

"The truth is that neither British nor American imperialism was or is idealistic. It has always been driven by economic or strategic interests." - Charlie Reese