Jimmy Carter praised Khomeini as a “20th Century Saint” and offered to exchange arms to him to release the hostages.

Ronald Regan emboldened Hezbollah by withdrawing from Lebanon after 241 marines were killed. He then sold the Iranian theocracy missiles and used the money to fund the contras.

Bush the first watched as Saddam murdered Kurds and Shiites.

Bill Clinton passed up on an offer to get Bin Laden from Sudan, and took practically no action against several attacks on US interests including the first World Trade Center attack.

Yet the staff of these four presidents give expert opinions on Bush’s failings inthe Middle East. The Democrats appeased evil and the Republicans supported corrupt regimes.

And we listen to them as if this all started on W’s watch.