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Bidenism: the ability to say almost anything at any time without worry about consistency.

E.g, On America after 2000: “We don’ have much of a democracy ourselves. “

On Darfur: “I’m sending American troops alone.”

Looking back at Iraq in 2005: “The decision to go to war was the right one.”

On Bush’s war in the Middle East: “I believe President Bush’s strong rhetorical support for democracy has made a difference by creating space for and emboldening modernizers and moderates.”

After the 9/11 attacks: “Seems to me this would be a good time to send, no strings attached, a check for $200 million to Iran.”

Victor Davis Hanson — NRO contributor Victor Davis Hanson is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the author, most recently, of The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won.

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