Spreading Democracy

“U.S. Struggles to Tutor Iraqis in Rule of Law”. Maybe that’s because the modern-day Republican Party has had trouble explaining how concepts like “if the president says ‘terrorism’ a lot it’s not really a crime” and “if the companies that broke the law contribute a lot of money to my campaign they should be let off the hook” and “when executive branch officials don’t respond to subpoenas you should back them if they’re Republicans” translate over into the Iraqi context. it is, after all, a very different culture and society so it’s hard to know what the exact parallel would be so some of the wacky adventures in Xtreme Rule of Law the GOP has been experimenting with lately.