It is popular in some circles to draw comparisons between Obama’s proposed action against Syria to Bush 43’s war in Iraq. A far better example would be Clinton’s bombing of Iraq. Even better: Clinton’s war on Kosovo.
Obama is simply following his Democratic idol in this latest wag-the-dog exercise.
For the uninitiated, “Wag the Dog” was a black comedy produced by Barry Levinson, starring Dustin Hoffman and Robert De Niro that, in 2008, became a classic case of life imitating art. Continue reading “Syria: Obama’s Bubba Imitation”
The road to Hell may be paved with good intentions, but Mr. Clinton is sending our troops to a hell in Bosnia on a road that is paved by Bob Dole.
Now, I don’t agree with those who say that we have no interest in Bosnia. As members of the human race we have a responsibility to do what we can to stabilize the region and end the wholesale slaughter of the innocent, but sending our troops over there to support a peace that doesn’t exist with no clear cut goal in mind other than “being there” just doesn’t make any sense.
Continue reading “Being there in Bosnia”