Foreign Policy’s Fairy Dust

I meant to link to this earlier, and I thank David Adesnik for reminding me. Daniel Drezner taking on John Edwards in particular, but in actuality the vacuousness of much foreign policy rhetoric:

Not all of Edwards’ ideas are bad (I like the “Marshall Corps” idea), but after reading the whole essay, one has to conclude that Edwards’ thinks the word “reengage” actually means “sprinkle magical fairy dust from the House of Gryffindor on the problem, which will cause all parties to recognize their common fate.”

While there you may want to check out his reviews of all the Presidential candidates essays written for Foreign Policy magazine to this point. In addition to Edwards:

Hillary and McCain

Rudy Giuliani

Barak Obama and Mitt Romney

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