US Presidential Candidates Oversimplify the Georgia Crisis

San Diego CityBeat | August 13, 2008
Both Obama and McCain failed to take advantage of the crisis as an opportunity to comment on the complex nature of the territorial dispute in Georgia. Yes, we know that one of the first rules of campaigning is that messages should be kept simple, but we don’t have to like it. And when the subject matter is dicey foreign policy with potentially grave consequences, over-simplicity is dangerous business.

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