Their Son of a Bitch

The explanation for the U.S. presidential candidates' support of Israel is to be found in a statement attributed to President Roosevelt, who said of the Nicaraguan tyrant Somoza: 'He may be a son of a bitch, but he's our son of a bitch.'

It's hard to believe, but the two candidates for the U.S. presidency have narrowed down the range of their positions on foreign policy issues to one...