NOT-SO-SMART DIPLOMACY: “The larger problem is Obama’s failure to distinguish properly between friends and enemies.” On the other hand, he has no such problem in the domestic political context.

Related: Netanyahu Urges U.S. Return to 1845 Borders.

UPDATE: Basil Copeland writes on the 1845 borders: “Hey, don’t be giving Obama any ideas. He’s got a voting constituency in the Southwest who’d like to see a return to those borders.”

MORE: A reader emails: “Why would Obama cede all those voters in the Southwest to Mexico? They’re only useful to him in this country.”

MORE STILL: An I-told-you-so.