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The Editors of Foreign Policy wrote:
A Donald Trump presidency is among the greatest threats facing America, and the Republican standard-bearer is the worst major-party candidate for the job in U.S. history.

In the nearly half-century history of Foreign Policy, the editors of this publication have never endorsed a candidate for political office. We cherish and fiercely protect this publication’s independence and its reputation for objectivity, and we deeply value our relationship with all of our readers, regardless of political orientation.

It is for all these reasons that FP’s editors are now breaking with tradition to endorse Hillary Clinton for the next president of the United States.

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Beyond this, however, in the areas in which we at FP specialize, he has repeatedly demonstrated his ignorance of the most basic facts of international affairs, let alone the nuances so crucial to the responsibilities of diplomacy inherent in the U.S. president’s daily responsibilities. Trump has not only promoted the leadership of a tyrant and menace like Vladimir Putin, but he has welcomed Russian meddling in the current U.S. election. He has alternatively forgiven then defended Russia’s invasion of Crimea and employed advisors with close ties to the Russian president and his cronies. Trump has spoken so cavalierly about the use of nuclear weapons, including a repeated willingness to use them against terrorists, that it has become clear he understands little if anything about America's nuclear policies — not to mention the moral, legal, and human consequences of such actions. He has embraced the use of torture and the violation of international law against it. He has suggested he would ignore America’s treaty obligations and would only conditionally support allies in need. He has repeatedly insulted Mexico and proposed policies that would inflame and damage one of America’s most vital trading relationships with that country.

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Indeed, we are not the first to say it, but Trump is the worst major-party candidate this republic has ever produced.

Fortunately, not only is Trump opposed by a worthy candidate, but his opponent is, on foreign-policy and national security issues — all of the areas we cover here at FP — one of the best qualified candidates this country has produced since World War II. As first lady, New York senator, and secretary of state, Hillary Clinton regularly distinguished herself by her intelligence, dogged work ethic, ability to work across the political aisle, and leadership on difficult issues. She has devoted her entire life to public service and has been a powerful and effective advocate for women, children, and those in need at home and abroad. Whether you agree with all the policy stances of her campaign or not, impartial eyes will conclude that her proposals on climate change, combating terrorism, and human rights are thoughtful and comprehensive — and ultimately worthy of consideration.

Hillary Clinton is a quality candidate who is unquestionably well-prepared to lead this country. What is more, we do not think it is a small thing that by her election she will be righting a deep wrong that has compromised U.S. democracy since its inception: the exclusion of women from its highest offices. Were she to be elected as this country’s first woman president, not only would it be historic and send an important signal about both inclusiveness and Americans’ commitment to electing candidates who have distinguished themselves on their merits, but she would enter office having already put down one great threat to the United States of America — the grotesque and deeply disturbing prospect of a Donald Trump presidency.

http://www.politico.com/blogs/on-media/2016/10/foreign-polic...
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lol, good one. In September 2008, Foreign Policy was bought by The Washington Post Company.

But yeah, totally legit.
 
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jeremycobert wrote:
lol, good one. In September 2008, Foreign Policy was bought by The Washington Post Company.

But yeah, totally legit.
OK, so it has not backed a candidate in the last two elections.
 
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jeremycobert wrote:
lol, good one. In September 2008, Foreign Policy was bought by The Washington Post Company.

But yeah, totally legit.


We are waiting for the perceptive reporting from JC... to show us the troof.
 
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jeremycobert wrote:
lol, good one. In September 2008, Foreign Policy was bought by The Washington Post Company.

But yeah, totally legit.

So? Which media organizations are on your approved list?
 
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jeremycobert wrote:
lol, good one. In September 2008, Foreign Policy was bought by The Washington Post Company.

But yeah, totally legit.

It is pretty sad that I can say that there are multiple members on RSP who are crazier than Glenn Beck, who has at least urged his readers to not vote for Trump.
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sfox wrote:
jeremycobert wrote:
lol, good one. In September 2008, Foreign Policy was bought by The Washington Post Company.

But yeah, totally legit.

It is pretty said that I can say that there are multiple members on RSP who are crazier than Glenn Beck, who has at least urged his readers to not vote for Trump.


And that guy is one fucked up individual.
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