By John W. Lillpop
Barack Obama has never ceased patting himself on the back for ending the Bush wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. His unabashed modesty produced this glowing endorsement of himself, “After a decade of grinding war, our brave men and women in uniform are coming home.”
Never mind that the wars ended in surrender, rather victory. In Obama’s warped mind, actually winning a war is even more immoral than war itself.
Except, that is, when The One is up to his lying lips in scandal and disgrace, as is the case with Benghazi, IRS targeting of conservatives, Justice Department assault on journalists, and the ever-growing NSA scandal.
With all that scandal on his plate, Obama has desperate need for a “wagging the dog” crisis to reclaim ownership of the news cycle and breaking news headlines which threaten to rival Mexico and other third-world regimes for corruption and sleaze.
Thus, The One has apparently seen the light and the burning Red Line from Syria where 93,000 civilians have apparently been slaughtered by the Assad maniacs.
As reported at the reference:
President Barack Obama’s decision to send some light weapons to Syrian rebels may be too little and too late to thwart a regime offensive to retake Aleppo, the nation’s largest city and commercial capital.
Regime forces supported by fighters from the Iranian-backed Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah have moved north after defeating rebels in al-Qusair, a setback that triggered concern in Washington that Iran and its Lebanese ally are tipping the balance in favor of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.
“Arming the Syrian rebels is unlikely to tip the balance in their favor,” said Shadi Hamid, director of research at the Brookings Institution’s Doha Center. “It might have made a difference a year ago, but, today, the Assad regime — particularly after re-taking Qusair — has the advantage.”
Even some U.S. officials are worried that Obama’s reluctant decision to provide limited amounts of small arms and ammunition to the Syrian opposition is enough to drag the U.S. into a third Middle east war but not enough to win it.”
Win it? Oh, naïve fools!
Barack Obama has neither the gonads nor stomach for winning ANY war, including the one in Syria.
All that Obama wants is relief from the daily stories about his corrupt administration and the methodical disassembling of the US Constitution and the rule of law.
Win the war? Oh please, don’t be so silly!