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Obama Sounds Like Carter on Foreign Policy

10:34 AM, Sep 13, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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This video splices Barack Obama's statement on Mitt Romney's foreign policy with Jimmy Carter's statement on Ronald Reagan's foreign policy from nearly 30 years ago:

Notice the similarities.

As Charlie Spiering writes in the Washington Examiner:

“Gov. Romney seems to have a tendency to shoot first and aim later,” President Obama said in a CBS interview last night, criticizing Romney’s reaction to the embassy attack in Cairo. Romney criticized the Obama administration’s ‘apology’ in response to the attacks on the embassy and subsequent failure to condemn the attacks right away.

Obama’s remarks, however, echo frequent criticisms made by President Jimmy Carter of Ronald Reagan, then his opponent for the presidency.

Carter criticized Reagan’s views on foreign policy during his speech at the Democratic National Convention in 1980, slamming Reagan for living in a “fantasy world” and noting his inability to understand the “complex global changes” in foreign policy.

“It’s a make believe world. A world of good guys and bad guys, where some politicians shoot first and ask questions later,” Carter said.

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