But however the Snowden episode turns out (and don't be surprised if the Russians wind up handing him over in exchange for an unspecified American favor), what it mainly illustrates is that we are living in an age of American impotence. The Obama administration has decided it wants out from nettlesome foreign entanglements, and now finds itself surprised that it's running out of foreign influence.Read it all. Bret covers several other foreign policy failures that would normally drive a president out of office. Luckily for Obama, he has failed at, or failed us, in so many ways another failure such as Benghazi or Snowden barely register a blip on the screen.
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