We tend to forget that “bank” is the first part of “bankruptcy”. Barack Obama’s problem, however, seems to be a bankruptcy of ideas.
If a U.S. president is willing and courageous enough, he can tell Israel: Enough is enough. It’s time to behave.
"We reject as false the choice between our safety and our ideals." With that little sentence, Obama bid farewell to renditions, torture, the trampling of Habeas Corpus, Guantanamo and other stains on the nation’s conscience.