Condi Rice gets zen:
Obviously, in any compromise, there are compromises.
Jim Henley says:
Some would say this counts as a genuine advance in the Bush Administration understanding of human relations. I think, rather, that they’ve always known this truth, which is why they tried to avoid compromise unless desperate.
I say the whole thing smells of appeasement.
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Matthew Yglesias is a former writer and editor at The Atlantic.