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Romney’s Mad-Libs Foreign Policy

posted on August 30, 2012

“Mitt Romney’s approach to foreign policy has remained so gauzy that commentators are increasingly sounding like foreign diplomats trying to parse Chinese wall posters to better understand who was up or down in Chairman Mao’s inner circle,” writes John Norris for Foreign Policy. Compared to his running mate, Paul Ryan, Romney has been less specific about his vision for a Romney administration’s role in world affairs, but both men want to decrease money spent on diplomacy. “Romney and Ryan’s hostility to spending money on diplomacy and development becomes all the more striking when considered in light of the campaign’s burning desire to spend more on defense, deficits be damned.”

Read at Foreign Policy