18 iunie 2019

2020 Dems can't give Trump the high ground on national security


What is the smartest approach, politically and strategically, for a Democratic presidential candidate to take on matters of defense policy and national security? This question has bedeviled the party since the Vietnam War. Democrats are not as a group innately anti-defense, of course, even though Republicans have certainly had political success portraying candidates like George McGovern and Michael Dukakis in such a light. Nor do Republicans own any national security magic wand, as the Iraq War [...]