(Pictured: Biden exercising his faculty of strategic patience.)
Leftists have no new ideas, just old ideas that get slightly rebranded after enough time passes that they seem new again.
Remember one of the dumbest foreign policy memes of the Obama administration?
Obama embraces doctrine of ‘strategic patience’ – USA Today
Analysis: North Korea tests Obama’s strategic patience – Reuters
The Trump administration slams Obama’s “strategic patience – Slate
Good news, Biden’s bringing back Strategic Patience.
U.S., Ukraine, NATO Have a Secret Weapon Against Russia: Patience.- The Daily Beast
The official, a thoughtful, experienced national security hand, emphasized to me that we have to find a way to have patience.
Another thoughtful, experienced, and of course anonymous, national security hand eager to talk to politically useful reporters.
Strategic patience, in case you haven’t figured it out yet, is a way to make doing nothing seem like a smart deliberate strategy. You may think I’m sitting around just chewing gum, but I’m actually exercising strategic patience. Any day now, when you least expect it, you’ll get bored and walk away, and I’ll win.
As plans go it’s really stupid, but strategic patience isn’t a plan, it’s an excuse to avoid having a plan.
But these days Americans have to exercise a whole lot of strategic patience while watching Biden lie, gaslight, and stumble through Obama’s third term.