Drop the Balm

John Kerry just visited Hiroshima. Should Barack Obama become the first sitting U.S. president to do the same? He’ll be in the neighborhood in May. And he’s considering a visit. He should do it. To rewrite a common adage: Keep your friends close and your allies closer. (Also, after dealing with my kids being here for a couple weeks, Japan is definitely overdue for a kind gesture from America.)

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