Red Lines are for term papers, not declarations of war.
British Parliament said, “No.” British Parliament loudly said, “No.”
America’s greatest ally doesn’t want military action in Syria, not right now. Which puts President Obama in a position to “Go It Alone.”
Is There A Dumber Position?
Let’s step back, take anther look, reflect. Chemical Weapons are nothing more than the most extreme tool in the tool belt of warfare. The perception of the tool changes with the times.
Incas, who waged war with slingshots, must have looked at swords as weapons of mass destruction.
Oompa Loompas, who waged war with song and dance, must have looked at flying monkeys as weapons of mass destruction. Hey, misunderestimate flying monkeys and you do so at your own peril.
We raised a generation of tyrants who believe without question “The Ends Justify The Means” as sure as “Deficits Don’t Matter” and “We’ll Be Greeted As Liberators.”
In 2008 and 2012, we voted for “Change We Can Believe In.” Bluster and Red Lines are the opposite of Change. And no one believes.