In the serious cred department.

Zbigniew Brzezinski, one of the most influential foreign-policy experts in
the Democratic Party, threw his support behind Barack Obama’s presidential
candidacy, saying the Illinois senator has a better global grasp than his
chief rival, Hillary Clinton.

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“Being a former first lady doesn’t prepare you to be president,” Brzezinski
said.

Clinton’s foreign-policy approach is “very conventional,” Brzezinski said.
“I don’t think the country needs to go back to what we had eight years ago.”

“There is a need for a fundamental rethinking of how we conduct world affairs,”
he added. “And Obama seems to me to have both the guts and the intelligence
to address that issue and to change the nature of America’s relationship with
the world.” … ..

Brzezinski
Embraces Obama Over Clinton for President