The architect of one of the greatest mistakes in the history of American foreign policy, a man who was part of an administration that deployed torture against countless innocents and unleashed a sectarian war in Iraq that killed hundreds of thousands, an incompetent ideologue with blood on his hands, who has failed to take any responsibility for the catastrophes he helped bring to the world ... well, of course, this guy gets to lecture Obama on Iran in the op-ed pages of the Washington Post, alongside so many other neocons and Bush cronies who refuse to acknowledge error and refuse to take responsibility for the past.

This is Washington, after all. And if you actually do take responsibility for your own writing and decisions, if you actually do hold people accountable, you get fired. Just ask Froomkin.

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