Commentary Magazine


Never Mind

All that NAFTA bashing? Barack Obama didn’t mean it. Austan Goolsbee can get in line to get his apology behind Samantha Power, who told us “never mind” on Obama’s plans to withdraw troops from Iraq. So could we get a definitive list of what Obama didn’t really mean? Undivided Jerusalem is a “never mind.” And opposition to Kyl-Lieberman is, too. Are there others? And where does Hillary Clinton go to cash in on her “I told you so’s”? It really was all “just words.”