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This was evident not only in the halting (and at times contradictory) reaction of the Obama administration to developments in Egypt and elsewhere, but also in the admission of uneven standards across the region that the president acknowledged in his speech, tergiversating between a focus on ideals and a commitment to exiting allies.
Our establishment answered the call by occupying Iraq for half a decade, tergiversating between democracy, meaning Shia power, and "national unity," code for re-empowering Sunnis.
115) A dispositive rule amounting to "commercial speech is not First Amendment speech", is not consistent with the holding in Fox--no amount of distinguishing past cases, or tergiversating about the rule, would make that judgment possible.