Secretary Rice is continuing to promote Democracy throughout the former Soviet Block. The breadth of Democracy promotion should be enough to convince people that the Bush doctrine is not one of appeasement to dictators for stability, nor is it selfish promotion for the benefit of oil companies. But it’ll take more than this to convince some people.
And El Salvadorian soldiers are promoting Democracy by simply being there.
And while we are at Publius, note that he has been spending an awful lot of time on Venezuela. Note that despite the crackdown on protests there, the American left seems to like Senior Hugo for some reason. First Jimmy Carter, and now Jesse Jackson.