Surprises

Kristol: Support Obama on Iran

If only Bill Kristol had used his New York Times column for things like this: The ultimate GOP apparatchik has issued a plea for patience with Obama with regards to Iran. “Presuming ahead of time that Obama will fail to exercise leadership, and cataloguing this episode pre-emptively as another in a list of Obama failures, would be a mistake,” he writes. “We could be at an historical inflection point in Iran. The United States may be able to play an important role. The task now is to explain what the Obama administration (and Congress) should be saying and doing, and to urge them to do what they should be doing.”

UPDATE: Well, the romance was short-lived. Bill Kristol has criticized President Obama on Iran.