Putting One Obama Myth to Rest

By Jeffrey Goldberg

No, not the one about how he was born in Kenya, or Indonesia. We know, of course, that he was born in Kenya and Indonesia at the same time. He was always quite the overachiever!

No, the myth I'm talking about is the myth that President Obama doesn't believe that America is an exceptional country, one with exceptional capabilities and exceptional responsibilities. I think the intervention in Libya, and the speech that explained the intervention in Libya, have put that myth to rest, finally.

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