People are still talking about President Obama's remarks at the
Democratic National Convention -- in particular, a quip in which he
took a shot at his Republican opponents, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan,
and their foreign policy experience.
"My opponent and his running mate are new to foreign policy,"
said the president.
Author and political commentator James S. Robbins points out
that people said the same thing about Barack Obama in 2008.
"His team at that time said that he was qualified -- so there is
a measure of hypocrisy there," says Robbins. "Furthermore, even
though he's had four years of on-the-job training at this, you can
see the results -- and they're not good."
Robbins offers a few examples, beginning with the Obama
administration's handling of the 2009 Green Revolution in Iran.
"That's one example of something that he blew," says the
commentator. "He now says that he supported the Iranian people in
their struggle because, after it was too late to do anything, he
issued some kind of statement like 'We're on your side' -- but
didn't do anything.
"He talks about Russia not being an adversary of ours. He's the
guy who said he would have more flexibility after the
Robbins made his comments recently on "Crane Durham's Nothing
But Truth" program on American Family Radio's talk network.