Obama: Criticism of my Syria policy is ‘horses**t’

posted at 8:41 am on August 12, 2014 by Noah Rothman

President Barack Obama does not like being criticized, particularly when it is criticism that he deserves.

Obama has had to spend an inordinate amount of time recently explaining to the press why his approach to the Syrian civil war in 2012 and 2013 was a sound strategy. The rise of ISIS in Syria, which is now fighting on fronts in at least three Middle Eastern nations, has prompted many prominent voices to second guess that policy.

And who could blame them? The president spent the first bloody year of the Syrian civil war simply hoping that geopolitical crisis would go away. He was forced to address that conflict its second year when it became characterized by the battlefield use of chemical weapons on rebel and civilian targets. Obama threatened the use of force against Syrian government forces for their egregious violation of international norms in August of 2012 and only began to make good on his threat the following year when it became clear that the combatants were flagrantly ignoring America’s warnings. Finally, loathe to back his threats of force with action, Obama took the easy way out when Vladimir Putin offered him a face-saving off ramp which would address the chemical weapons threat but keep Russia’s client in power. Obama declared victory while the crisis in Syria metastasized.

This policy of dithering and indecision has led to a crisis which is of an order of magnitude greater than the disaster in Syria which the world opted to ignore from 2011 to 2013. Not being critical of this dismal policy failure would be an exercise in intellectual dishonesty. But Obama’s role in the rise of the Islamic State is not so much being lamented by Republicans – they have never stopped being critical of Obama’s Syria policy. No, the ISIS crisis has induced the dam holding back Democratic criticisms of the president’s Syria policy to burst.

In just the last several days, a variety of former members of Obama’s administration tasked with crafting a Syria policy have undercut the president, including former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. “Great nations need organizing principles, and ‘don’t do stupid stuff’ is not an organizing principle,” she said of Obama’s reactive foreign policy doctrine.

Many congressional Democrats with foreign policy chops and a hint of integrity have said the same. “I just don’t get a sense that we have a strategy,” Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Robert Menendez (D-NJ) lamented as early as October of last year.

“I cannot help but wonder what would have happened if we had committed to empowering the moderate Syrian opposition last year,” the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s leading Democrat Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) wistfully pondered in an interview with The New York Times. “Would ISIS have grown as it did?”

The deluge of criticism from Democrats is forcing members of the press to debrief Obama on his approach to the Syrian civil war.

Well, Obama has just had it with this Monday morning quarterbacking from his supposed allies. According to a report in The Daily Beast via Josh Rogin, Obama thinks all this criticism of his approach to that once localized conflict which conflagrated into the region-wide sectarian war in which Obama has now committed the U.S. to intervene is, frankly, “horses**t.”

Just before the congressional recess, President Obama invited over a dozen Senate and House leaders from both parties to the White House to talk about foreign policy. According to two lawmakers inside the meeting, Obama became visibly agitated when confronted by bipartisan criticism of the White House’s policy of slow-rolling moderate Syrian rebels’ repeated requests for arms to fight the Assad regime and ISIS.

According to one of the lawmakers, Sen. Bob Corker asked the president a long question that included sharp criticisms of President Obama’s handling of a number of foreign policy issues—including Syria, ISIS, Russia, and Ukraine. Obama answered Corker at length. Then, the president defended his administration’s actions on Syria, saying that the notion that many have put forth regarding arming the rebels earlier would have led to better outcomes in Syria was “horseshit.”

White House officials confirmed the charged exchange between Obama and Corker but declined to confirm that Obama used the expletive. The interaction between Obama and Corker was a tense moment in the otherwise uneventful meeting.

In August alone, Obama has been forced to defend his snakebit approach to the Syria conflict to reporters with The New York Times and The Atlantic, neither of which caters to a particularly conservative audience. It is not the criticisms which are beginning to irritate the president, but the source of those criticisms. Obama’s allies are losing confidence in the president’s ability and instincts, and it’s getting to him.


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We need Assad now more than ever.

weedisgood on August 12, 2014 at 8:43 AM

The King is not impressed…..

Electrongod on August 12, 2014 at 8:43 AM

…and Criticism of me is Racist. Got it?

ToddPA on August 12, 2014 at 8:44 AM

Obama: Criticism of my Syria policy is ‘horses**t’

FIFY

trubble on August 12, 2014 at 8:44 AM

We need Assad Obama now more than ever.

weedisgood on August 12, 2014 at 8:43 AM

Electrongod on August 12, 2014 at 8:44 AM

I’m offended tha man used the word Horsesh*t.

That word is only used by us Rubes in Hickville.

ToddPA on August 12, 2014 at 8:45 AM

Never Cross the Agitator!

Privatize It on August 12, 2014 at 8:45 AM

No you filthy evil rat-eared bastard, what is Horsestuff is the fact that there are images today of a Syrian child holding the severed head of a Syrian soldier comingled with pictures of you golfing and wandering around with his worthless brats. As if there isn’t anything in the world more important than the royal family vacation.

Happy Nomad on August 12, 2014 at 8:45 AM

“This idea that we could provide some light arms or even more sophisticated arms to what was essentially an opposition made up of former doctors, farmers, pharmacists and so forth, and that they were going to be able to battle not only a well-armed state but also a well-armed state backed by Russia, backed by Iran, a battle-hardened Hezbollah, that was never in the cards,” Obama said

Funny. From a constitutional scholar no less. That is exactly how our independence was won.

Patriot Vet on August 12, 2014 at 8:45 AM

Can’t see how this could upset him so badly. It’s not like he invested much time putting it together….

apostic on August 12, 2014 at 8:47 AM

The bearsh*t is loose!

apostic on August 12, 2014 at 8:47 AM

Heh

gophergirl on August 12, 2014 at 8:48 AM

So Obama armed ISIS and got humiliated by Putin.
How could you racists have a problem with that?

forest on August 12, 2014 at 8:51 AM

Not even Obama’s allies in congress and the lickspittle media can pretend that he is doing a good job anymore. And why should they? After all, Obama is already planning for 2017 and so are they.

fragglerock61 on August 12, 2014 at 8:51 AM

I think Obama just wanted his deal with Iran.

BigGator5 on August 12, 2014 at 8:51 AM

Calling Ned Pecker.

I just don’t get a sense that we have a strategy,” Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Robert Menendez (D-NJ) lamented as early as October of last year.

Not even DEMS have confidence in Jugears.

Patriot Vet on August 12, 2014 at 8:51 AM

Obama has very thin skin – is that racist?

Privatize It on August 12, 2014 at 8:52 AM

Hillary, who ran this administration foreign policy is now criticizing it because it is a toxic political issue. Period.

She had very little to say about it during the execution (or lack thereof).

Now Hillary comes back after the fact, tries to divorce herself from the reality of her decisions, disingenuously attempt to claim she had no influence over it and points her finger at the president.

I may not agree with the president on most matters including this particular policy. But I agree with him that Mrs. Clinton’s criticism is not only disloyal, but mendacious, self-serving tripe.

This is what some people want running our country? Another politician who will say anything, including trying to persuade us that events which happened, really didn’t, in order to get elected.

Marcus Traianus on August 12, 2014 at 8:52 AM

The guy sounds stressed. What he needs is a vacation, maybe a little golf. It’s been too long.

Rational Thought on August 12, 2014 at 8:54 AM

Thin skinned

cmsinaz on August 12, 2014 at 8:55 AM

He is horse sh!t.

docflash on August 12, 2014 at 8:55 AM

The man has no abilities and his instincts are usually dead wrong.

BettyRuth on August 12, 2014 at 8:55 AM

Bush!!!!!!

cmsinaz on August 12, 2014 at 8:57 AM

Hillary criticizing Obama is like the pot calling the kettle black.

Excuse me, was that racist?

itsspideyman on August 12, 2014 at 8:57 AM

Ah, statesmanship.

Cleombrotus on August 12, 2014 at 8:57 AM

Whiny whiner whines.

I hope ValJar is available to hug him and wipe his tears.

BuckeyeSam on August 12, 2014 at 9:02 AM

While Obama sure knows about excrement, seeing he is the king of it, he suffers from the same problem most liberals do – projection.

Steve Eggleston on August 12, 2014 at 9:05 AM

“Four score and a shiiteload of years ago…”

“Yesterday, December seventh 1941, a day which was damn sh*tty…”

“Ask not what your country can do for you, ask if there’s any shiite you can do…”

“Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this shiite…”

“I can hear you, the rest of the world can hear you, and soon the people who made this big pile of shiite…”

Dog Eater is simply following a long line of dignified preznits.

Bishop on August 12, 2014 at 9:06 AM

President Barack Obama does not like being criticized, particularly when it is criticism that he deserves.

That’s what happens when you are raised as a “precious child, never once held to account.”

Now, backing off of Syria from the get go because you don’t know which is the “good” or even “less worse” side is fine. but announce it from the beginning. Don’t say one thing, go off and golf and come back and deny you said anything, and indeed blame others for your statement, and not expect any criticism.

Really need to look at the 25th Amendment, section 4: Declaration by others of President’s inability to serve.

rbj on August 12, 2014 at 9:06 AM

A hint of integrity and Menendez, don’t belong in the same sentence. Getting chops in foreign affairs doesn’t involve multiple trips to the Dominican Republic. Engel must not have gotten the word that the Syrian ‘rebels’ are ISIS. The whole dem crowd is clueless starting at the top. Calling criticism of a don’t do anything wrong policy horse pucky isn’t being very articulate, either.

Kissmygrits on August 12, 2014 at 9:07 AM

As for Teh SCOAMT’s criticism of the Rats’ criticism of him, I love the smell of Communist-Red-on-Communist-Red violence in the morning. Unlike horse manure, it smells like…victory.

Steve Eggleston on August 12, 2014 at 9:09 AM

The Obama Doctrine: “Dither and hope it goes away”

ConstantineXI on August 12, 2014 at 9:09 AM

Spooky though, having Dog Eater and Killary as the preznit and potential future nominee, neither one is at all capable of accepting responsibility for anything.

Bishop on August 12, 2014 at 9:11 AM

What’s up fellow Michiganders? That was one hell of a rain storm, wasn’t it? Hope you and your families are all safe.

NotCoach on August 12, 2014 at 9:11 AM

Spooky though, having Dog Eater and Killary as the preznit and potential future nominee, neither one is at all capable of accepting responsibility for anything.

Bishop on August 12, 2014 at 9:11 AM

Liberals are perpetually 6 years old maturity wise. NOTHING is ever their fault.

ConstantineXI on August 12, 2014 at 9:13 AM

Maybe King Putz can slay some windmills strawmen and make it all better.

NotCoach on August 12, 2014 at 9:14 AM

That’s the thing about followers of Alinsky. You’re taught how to rattle the Establishement. Not how to take responsibility once you are part of the Establishment. Obama is in unknown territory here.

DaveDief on August 12, 2014 at 9:16 AM

Mr. Thinskin.

BKeyser on August 12, 2014 at 9:16 AM

Spooky though, having Dog Eater and Killary as the preznit and potential future nominee, neither one is at all capable of accepting responsibility for anything.

Bishop on August 12, 2014 at 9:11 AM

That’s just Horsesh*t. Everyone knows they are the Best
and Brightest…

ToddPA on August 12, 2014 at 9:17 AM

The Obama Doctrine: “Dither and hope it goes away”

ConstantineXI on August 12, 2014 at 9:09 AM

Also articulated as “Doodle and the media will cover for you”.

Unfortunately the use-by date is about up on this policy and the media is pivoting to the newest celebrity Statist on the horizon in order to protect her CV.

Dolce Far Niente on August 12, 2014 at 9:20 AM

Is it 2016 yet?

WisCon on August 12, 2014 at 9:21 AM

Obysmal’s dithering is part of his passive-aggressive makeup. He is not a responsible leader.

onlineanalyst on August 12, 2014 at 9:23 AM

When your foe is committing fratricide …

Agree with the most vocal element who’s getting the most attention.
Poke at them and add side comments in agreement.
Step back and take pictures.

Hawkinski’s rules for Conservative Radocals.

hawkdriver on August 12, 2014 at 9:24 AM

The guy sounds stressed. What he needs is a vacation, maybe a little golf. It’s been too long.

Rational Thought on August 12, 2014 at 8:54 AM

While I agree, it seems he promised that he would be totally devoted to the office and not have time for family and vacations. And we know he always keeps his promises.

Corsair on August 12, 2014 at 9:25 AM

Way to keep it classy, Mr. President.

NotEasilyFooled on August 12, 2014 at 9:26 AM

whiny little b!tch.

HumpBot Salvation on August 12, 2014 at 9:26 AM

Radicals …

hawkdriver on August 12, 2014 at 9:27 AM

Classy.

dolfan on August 12, 2014 at 9:28 AM

Sorry NotEasilyFooled

we obviously were thinking the same thing, but you typed faster than me.

dolfan on August 12, 2014 at 9:29 AM

#horsebleep

There now it’s fixed.

jjjdad on August 12, 2014 at 9:31 AM

Look familiar?

hawkdriver on August 12, 2014 at 9:32 AM

“We didn’t bomb Assad because he didn’t ask us to,” -0b00ba.

Pure genius.

Akzed on August 12, 2014 at 9:33 AM

Narcissism on display!

“Some people diagnosed with a narcissistic personality disorder are characterized by exaggerated feelings of self-importance. They have a sense of entitlement and demonstrate grandiosity in their beliefs and behavior. They have a strong need for admiration, but lack feelings of empathy. Narcissists have such an elevated sense of self-worth that they value themselves as inherently better than others, when in reality they have a fragile self-esteem, cannot handle criticism, and often try to compensate for this inner fragility by belittling or disparaging others in an attempt to validate their own self-worth.”

texgal on August 12, 2014 at 9:34 AM

To be fair, the criticism from McCain, Corker, Graham, etc. was horsesh*t. Those morons wanted to give more weapons to the rebels for ISIS to take. Nobody in Washington knew what they were doing.

lowandslow on August 12, 2014 at 9:36 AM

when Vladimir Putin offered him a face-saving off ramp

correction: when john kerry made a smart-ass off the cuff remark, which inadvertantly inexplicably became “policy” after state had publicly rejected his remark as just what it was; a craphead snot nose rich boy sounding like a 15 year old. like all the “leaders” in this regime.

t8stlikchkn on August 12, 2014 at 9:37 AM

by bipartisan criticism of the White House’s policy of slow-rolling moderate Syrian rebels’ repeated requests for arms to fight the Assad regime and ISIS.

In defense of Regime, it takes an eternity to get anything done with a government this large and employees so territorial, lazy and inept.

He could have advanced notice from an Oracle years ago, and the paperwork for getting supplies to the rebels would still be in some bureaucrat’s in box.

Reuben Hick on August 12, 2014 at 9:37 AM

Just like a potty-mouthed 6-year-old.

leftamark on August 12, 2014 at 9:44 AM

Horses**t perfectly sums up this whole Administration from Day 1.Any odds he makes it to the end of his term? I don’t see it happening at all.

jeffinsjvca on August 12, 2014 at 9:45 AM

Dog Eater is simply following a long line of dignified preznits.

Bishop on August 12, 2014 at 9:06 AM

Yes he is.

“If Kennedy runs, I’ll kick his ass.”

–Jimmy Carter

backwoods conservative on August 12, 2014 at 9:46 AM

Garbage in; Garbage out.

Flange on August 12, 2014 at 9:50 AM

Obama’s allies are losing confidence in the president’s ability and instincts, and it’s getting to him.

You have to be an extremely dumb person to have confidence in Obama abilities or instincts… The man is the most incompetent President ever and by far… He belongs in a corner street in Chicago agitating the welfare queens and not in the most powerful job in the world…

mnjg on August 12, 2014 at 9:52 AM

Bishop on August 12, 2014 at 9:06 AM

You forgot his doctrine: “Don’t do stupid sh*t”

Key West Reader on August 12, 2014 at 9:53 AM

I had expected the Adolescent-in-Chief to respond with the term “whack” rather than ‘horsesh**”.

socalcon on August 12, 2014 at 9:54 AM

Try as he may, Obama will never be as eloquent as Col. Potter.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhagzSEXzic

backwoods conservative on August 12, 2014 at 10:05 AM

I may not agree with the president on most matters including this particular policy. But I agree with him that Mrs. Clinton’s criticism is not only disloyal, but mendacious, self-serving tripe.
Marcus Traianus on August 12, 2014 at 8:52 AM

But that doesn’t mean she’s wrong. While Hillary is certainly being hypocritical and disingenuous, her point is spot on.

tommyboy on August 12, 2014 at 10:06 AM

The guy sounds stressed. What he needs is a vacation, maybe a little golf. It’s been too long.

Rational Thought on August 12, 2014 at 8:54 AM

Threadwinner.

There Goes the Neighborhood on August 12, 2014 at 10:06 AM

Horses**t perfectly sums up this whole Administration from Day 1.Any odds he makes it to the end of his term? I don’t see it happening at all.

jeffinsjvca on August 12, 2014 at 9:45 AM

Are you kidding? It’s taken 5 1/2 years for the Dems, most of the GOP, the media, and the LIV’s to wake up only to the extent that they have. You think he can’t survive another 2 1/2?
I’m more worried about us making it to the end of his term. If there is an end to his term.

leftamark on August 12, 2014 at 10:06 AM

If there was any “horseshit” in the room, it was Obama.

GarandFan on August 12, 2014 at 10:07 AM

Unfortunately, he doesn’t have Christopher Stevens around to defend his “Syria policy”, either.

listens2glenn on August 12, 2014 at 10:15 AM

Narcissistic people behave the exact same way when criticism is directed at them, just sayin……

Seems we twice elected a President that has some serious mental health issues and the media is to blame for part of it. I mean come on; light bringer, he is the one we have been waiting for, heal the planet, gets a Nobel Peace Prize almost before he is sworn in because he is Black, etc.

Johnnyreb on August 12, 2014 at 10:15 AM

Well, you have to admit, Obama would know what horses##t is all about. The media has tried to polish him, but to no avail.

they lie on August 12, 2014 at 10:25 AM

What’s up fellow Michiganders? That was one hell of a rain storm, wasn’t it? Hope you and your families are all safe.

NotCoach on August 12, 2014 at 9:11 AM

I wasn’t worried until I saw that ark….

307wolverine on August 12, 2014 at 10:27 AM

Narcissist POS will be eventually relegated to the dung heap of history, however he still has two years to crap on us.

Krupnikas on August 12, 2014 at 10:28 AM

Why is he mad?

That’s what he gets when he leads out of his behind.

formwiz on August 12, 2014 at 10:31 AM

He is horse sh!t.

docflash on August 12, 2014 at 8:55 AM

Stop insulting horses like that. My wife runs a boarding operation, and while she cleans stalls daily, she would never think of touching the crap Obama puts out. That’s just toxic nastiness.

dominigan on August 12, 2014 at 10:33 AM

and the media is to blame for part of it.

Johnnyreb on August 12, 2014 at 10:15 AM

Part of it!? If they were even minimally doing journalism he’d still be somewhere in Illinois, doing God knows what. They are the real assassins.

Cleombrotus on August 12, 2014 at 10:34 AM

When you lead from behind, you step in a lot of horsesh*t.

TarasBulbous on August 12, 2014 at 10:48 AM

Marcus Traianus on August 12, 2014 at 8:52 AM

I’m no fan of Hillary, but she had no say over foreign policy. Valerie and King Putt the imperious reader micro manage all of that.

She had a license to seethe world and party, so she did. Blame her for what she is actually responsible for. It’s damning enough.

As for the Empty suit, he doesn’t actually have a policy for much of anything except whatever it is, it had better make him look good. He’s a complete buffoon and the world sees him as the clown he really is. They laugh at him.

Thin skinned doesn’t cover it.

dogsoldier on August 12, 2014 at 10:50 AM

But that doesn’t mean she’s wrong. While Hillary is certainly being hypocritical and disingenuous, her point is spot on.

tommyboy on August 12, 2014 at 10:06 AM

No, she is wrong. Or at the very least, its far from clear that she was right. Any arms we sent to the “moderate” rebels might have just ended up in the hands of ISIS.

Iraq should have discredited the neocons forever, but they are enjoying a comeback because so many on the right have bought into the foolish, lazy idea that everything Obama does in foreign policy must be wrong, and furthermore it can only be wrong in one way: Being too indecisive and weak (even though, in cases like his bombing of Libya, his plan to bomb Syria, and arguably his encouragement of an anti-Russian coup in Ukraine, it makes more sense to criticize him for being recklessly interventionist). Although reflexively attacking Obama as “weak” is easier than making the more complicated case that he is actually guilty of a combination of weakness and recklessness (or admitting that sometimes, as in his decision to not arm the Syrian rebels, he probably did the right thing), the problem is that in order to further the meme, you must always take the more hawkish position than Obama, even when it it makes no sense, and puts you in the same camp as John McCain and Hillary Clinton.

Jon0815 on August 12, 2014 at 10:54 AM

Obama’s allies are losing confidence in the president’s ability and instincts, and it’s getting to him.

They had confidence in something that was never there?

What’s getting to him is that people, even the leftists, are seeing that he’s an empty, vapid, narcissistic piece of lying garbage that cares nothing about freedom, let alone the fate of America.

Diluculo on August 12, 2014 at 10:58 AM

I seem to remember that there were a lot of former military in the FSA along with those doctors and pharmacists and scholars. It was a difficult issue to resolve for all kinds of reasons, but the prize was a state not owned by AQ, Assad, or Iran.
He had the option to try, or not. He chose not to.

I also remember Congress giving him a big thumbs down on the Monumentally Small intervention, not because intervening was a poor plan but because the actual plan he chose to implement sucked, as usual. It was half-assed. Kind of like Libya. And Iraq. And Afghanistan.

His default is Underwhelming Force.

Recon5 on August 12, 2014 at 10:59 AM

I wonder how he determines what policies to pursue?

Is it a Magic 8 Ball or a Ouija Board?

Regardless he couldn’t possibly be wrong. He is the ONE

txdoc on August 12, 2014 at 11:02 AM

Mr. Thinskin Lambskin.

BKeyser on August 12, 2014 at 9:16 AM

FIFY

Dopenstrange on August 12, 2014 at 11:03 AM

Our narcissist in chief, Obama, who truly believes he can do no wrong. Just like all the other despots this world has seen.

sadatoni on August 12, 2014 at 11:17 AM

Other than backing Assad, which would have been more stable, I haven’t really heard any good ideas where Syria was concerned. You had McCain wanting to arm the rebels, while posing with kidnappers; the same rebels who have morphed off into different versions of Islamic extremism, ISIS included. That was all preconditioned under the “we’ll vet them first” which we’ve been particularly crappy at to begin with. Then again, ISIS just got plenty of our hardware and Russian hardware from the ever useful Iraqi army, so not much difference in the long run.

The red line bit still was just jaw dropping.

Ebola on August 12, 2014 at 11:23 AM

The red line bit still was just jaw dropping.

Ebola on August 12, 2014 at 11:23 AM

It was also a lame horse dropping more topic for discussion.

backwoods conservative on August 12, 2014 at 11:39 AM

Whatever. We are never going back to whatever Syria you are longing for. Obama rules!

–Ned Pepper

stvnscott on August 12, 2014 at 11:44 AM

I think he meant to say jackass s**t! Useless but a worthy stupid puppet. Ain’t we lucky? NOT!

Roselle on August 12, 2014 at 11:46 AM

Hillary spewing horsh*t. B spewing the usual unicorn sh*t. Much adoo doo over two rats trying to feed on one another.

onomo on August 12, 2014 at 11:46 AM

H/t Bmore

Schadenfreude on August 12, 2014 at 11:51 AM

Actually Obama’s azz is a pretty safe place to be.

Ned Pepper on August 11, 2014 at 4:36 PM

Schadenfreude on August 12, 2014 at 11:54 AM

Obama: My Syria policy is ‘horses**t’

FIFY

jaydee_007 on August 12, 2014 at 12:01 PM

Obama: I am ‘horses**t’

Fixed your fix for ya.

PJ Emeritus on August 12, 2014 at 12:25 PM

Thank you, President Obama!

Ned Pepper on August 11, 2014 at 3:47 PM

Schadenfreude on August 12, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Ebola on August 12, 2014 at 11:23 AM

It was an unforced error.

Never start a fight if you have no intention of fighting it. And one should always avoid giving weapons to one’s enemies. He did in Libya, He did it in Syria and he’s doing it now in Afghanistan.

Yeah he’s a real genius, he is. not.

dogsoldier on August 12, 2014 at 12:48 PM

dogsoldier on August 12, 2014 at 12:48 PM

No disagreement at all DS. The funny thing is running on the platform of not being a “regime change” guy, then knocking off Gadhaffi Duck, attempting to get Assad, then attempting to get Maliki out of office. Next, Netanyahu! :P

Ebola on August 12, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Leave it to the jug-eared wonder to put the horses ahead of the marching band. Oh, well. It’s his parade.

partsnlabor on August 12, 2014 at 1:39 PM

What policy?

Oxymoron on August 12, 2014 at 1:44 PM

Ebola on August 12, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Yeah, he mentioned something about Hamas acting irresponsibly or was that cops? I need a notebook!

As I said on another thread, one can’t just bump off the regime and then walk away and allow terrorists to take over.

That’s criminally stupid in my opinion.

dogsoldier on August 12, 2014 at 1:50 PM

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