(Graphic above from DailyKos; headlines from Newseum.)
By most accounts, including several quickie polls, President Obama got the better of a strangely dovish and agreeable Mitt Romney in last night’s debate on foreign policy.
Romney seems to have been told by his handlers that the bellicose foreign-policy stance he had assumed during the Republican primaries isn’t going to cut it with most women in a tight presidential race. And, of course, women comprise the majority of the electorate.
But to present this new persona, Mitt had to perform another of his patented flip-flops. He had to abandon several positions he previously ...