Krauthammer: Obama's Naive Idealism Has Caused Havoc As America Makes The Same Mistakes Over And Over Again
By Telegraph,May 27, 2016
How do you distinguish a foreign policy "idealist" from a "realist," an optimist from a pessimist? Ask one question: Do you believe in the arrow of history? Or to put it another way, do you think history is cyclical or directional? Are we condemned to do the same damn thing over and over, generation after generation -- or is there hope for some enduring progress in the world order?