Spinning the Syrian Spin Again And I Thought It Couldn’t Get Worse…
By Mark Alexander~
“Necessity, especially in politics, often occasions false hopes, false reasonings and a system of measures, correspondently erroneous.” –Alexander Hamilton (1788)
I thought that two weeks ago I’d said all that needed to be said about Obama’s Middle East policies, inThe Price of Appeasement and Tolerance, which spelled out Obama’s profound policy nescience. Then again last week, I thought ‘nuf said afterThe Syrian Gambit, a warning to Republicans that the only reason Obama was courting their approval for military strikes was to spread the blame if that attack escalated into something much larger.
But as Gomer Pyle used to exclaim, “Surprise, surprise, surprise!”
In my last two columns, I argued that Obama’s actions neither comport with overarching principles nor his supreme…
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