Nov
04
2008

Obama's Ahmadinejad 'Commitment'

The New York Times' Carol Giacomo promises (11/3/08) to "certainly be a lot more skeptical" in covering the arguments for war with Iran than she was when she covered the march to war with Iraq as a diplomatic correspondent for Reuters. That's good to hear, but this passage in her column made me skeptical about how carefully she was going to cover the new debate: Early in the primary campaign, Mr. Obama declared that as president he would sit down in his first year in office with–among others–Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. (He has been reparsing that commitment ever since.) Actually, […]