An unserious effort
Posted: September 9, 2013 at 4:37 a.m.
Sen. Bob Corker: “What is it you’re seeking?” Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff: “I can’t answer that, what we’re seeking.” —Senate hearing on the use of force in Syria Sept. 3, 2013 We have a problem. The president proposes attacking Syria, and his top military officer cannot tell you the objective. Does the commander-in-chief know his own objective? Why, yes. “A shot across the bow,” explained Barack Obama.
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