Barack Obama: “What Makes Us Exceptional Is Not Our Ability to Flout International Norms and Rule of Law” (Video)
Barack Obama delivered remarks at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
During his foreign policy speech at West Point Barack Obama dropped this stunning line. NPR says it was directed at his critics:
In a direct challenge to his critics, Obama declared: “I believe in American exceptionalism with every fiber of my being. But what makes us exceptional is not our ability to flout international norms and the rule of law; it’s our willingness to affirm them through our actions.”
So when has the US flouted international norms and the rule of law, Mr. President?