Hillary Clinton’s speech Thursday was billed as her plan to combat Islamic State. In truth, her plan was to combat the idea that she is another Barack Obama.
It was a good try, but she failed because, as boxing great Joe Louis once said about an opponent, “He can run, but he can’t hide.”
Clinton can run from Obama, but can’t hide from the unholy mess he – and she – made.
As his first secretary of state, she was part of the team that botched the wars in Iraq and Syria and helped birth the Islamic terrorism now rattling the world. The slaughter in Paris and fresh threats against America make it urgent that she erase her fingerprints from the calamity. That’s impossible, so she settled for putting some daylight between herself and Obama.
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