Flashback II: Hillary resets America’s relationship with Russia « Hot Air: "Can you win a presidential election on foreign policy absent extraordinary circumstances? (E.g., 9/11 and 2004.) Hillary’s in a unique position as a would-be nominee because her biggest credential is diplomatic; the worse things get abroad during O’s second term, especially in matters where she had a high profile as SoS — the Russian reset, Libya, Afghanistan — the more ammo there is against her in theory. In practice, I don’t know. She can dismiss her biggest missteps by claiming she was just carrying out Obama’s orders, not following her own instincts. She can also point to Kerry’s screw-ups, especially the more dovish ones, and claim that she’d have been much tougher. Lo and behold, here’s one in the making now courtesy of our dear retaliation-minded friends in Moscow."
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