A reader writes:

So utopianists from the right choose to invade Iraq, motivated by the ghosts of Vietnam and now utopianists from the left choose to invade Libya, motivated by the ghosts of Rwanda. Question for Andrew: Who do I vote for? What are my options? I voted Obama for one reason -- a sane foreign policy. Yet both parties appear to be over the cliff, clutching copies of the Bush doctrine. I feel like a large, pragmatic section of the country is left without a voice.

Some of us thought that Obama was just such a pragmatic move past the Clinton and Bush mindsets (and so far, in some respects, he has been). But in this endeavor? Back to the conventional wisdom of the past. As if the last ten years have taught us nothing.

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