Always Trust Foreigners Talking to Newspaper Columnists

If Lebanese factional leader Saad Hariri tells Jackson Diehl the US should isolate Syria then I guess the only thing to do is follow Diehl in uncritically endorsing the idea that Hariri has America's best interests at heart here. I mean, surely it's not possible that Hariri is trying to push an agenda that he thinks serves Hariri's interests or those of his faction inside Lebanon rather than America's.