Spanish translation: hacían la vista gorda frente a
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11:52 Sep 6, 2006
English to Spanish translations [PRO] Government / Politics
English term or phrase:giving a pass
Principled and rooted in American values as it was, to many of Carter’s critics and Reagan’s supporters this policy often translated, as a practical matter, into hectoring, bullying, excoriating, and punishing friendly governments with leaders who were not democratically elected while “giving a pass” to radically anti-American, leftist or Marxist regimes – perhaps because we had little or no influence with them in any case.