Appeasement DA 2 - Michigan7 2013


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Unformatted text preview: to intimidate anyone daring to criticize its anti­democratic actions.¶ APPEASEMENT DISADVANTAGE 7-WEEK JUNIORS MICHIGAN 2013 CFJPV Appeasement Good – General Thesis of the DA is wrong – the plan is an example of productive bargaining. Chavez and Maduro aren’t the irrational ideologues their evidence assumes Yglesias 08(Matthew Yglesias , senior editor at the Center for American Progress Action Fund,"The Appeasement Paradox" May 23, 2008­paradox­0, RLA) One defining feature of appeasement­phobia , after all, is a curious tendency to underrate the importance of objective reality in determining the behavior of foreign countries. In a speech Tuesday on Cuba policy, McCain derided willingness to "sit down unconditionally for a presidential meeting with Raul Castro" on the grounds that this would "send the worst possible signal to Cuba's dictators ­­ there is no need to undertake fundamental reforms; they can simply wait for a unilateral change in...
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