Over at Religion & Politics, Amy Frykholm examines Hillary Clinton's efforts to reach out to religious groups in conducting foreign diplomacy during her tenure as Secretary of State. Does anyone else find it curious that this aspect of her tenure, especially her 2011 "Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society," does not get much of a mention from those who are constantly criticizing the Obama administration supposed desire to eliminate civil society, a conservative meme that is regularly repeated on Fox and other media outlets aligned with the right?
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