Hillary Can’t Escape Obama’s Lousy Foreign Policy Record | The Daily Caller

Thick as thieves...

Thick as thieves…

Try as she will, Hillary Clinton won’t be able to escape the taint of Barack Obama’s disastrous foreign policy. Or at least she shouldn’t be allowed to.

As the world burns, the likely 2016 presidential contender is slowly but surely attempting to distance herself from the Obama administration’s lousy international record.

“The failure to help build up a credible fighting force of the people who were the originators of the protests against [Syrian dictator Bashar al] Assad — there were Islamists, there were secularists, there was everything in the middle — the failure to do that left a big vacuum, which the jihadists have now filled,” Clinton said in a recent interview with The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg, knocking the policy of the administration she worked for.

“You know, when you’re down on yourself, and when you are hunkering down and pulling back, you’re not going to make any better decisions than when you were aggressively, belligerently putting yourself forward,” she told Goldberg at another point in the interview, criticizing  Obama’s “Don’t do stupid shit” foreign policy doctrine.

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