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Bob Schieffer: America Should Practice What We Preach

With all the hackery and spin littering the Sunday morning talk shows, this commentary from Bob Schieffer on "Face The Nation" Sunday was r

FTN-Schieffer-Commentary With all the hackery and spin littering the Sunday morning talk shows, this commentary from Bob Schieffer on "Face The Nation" Sunday was refreshing to see. Schieffer is old school and has a strong grasp of history, which is evident in this clip. Somehow, I doubt we'd hear this kind of talk from Tim Russert...

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Schieffer: "I had breakfast the other day with the ambassador from one of America's strongest and closest allies. We got to talking about Iraq and Vietnam, and he asked me what I thought the great lessons of those years have been. I said, first, that we can help people but we can't do it for them, and, second, that America leads best when it leads by example – when we demonstrate how our system works by practicing what we preach, not by resorting to the methods of those who oppose us."

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