Did we suddenly wake up in bizarro-world, or what? Is this really John Kerry, the anti-Vietnam, anti-Iraq dove, telling us the strikes on Syria are important and necessary? Is this really Barack Obama and Joe Biden, making a case for acts of war against a sovereign nation, without even attempting UN diplomacy or seeking coalition support? It certainly seems that way, but if it were anywhere near April 1, I’d be expecting them to pull of their rubber masks and reveal their true identities to be Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld. Only, they actually DID seek diplomatic resolutions through the UN, garner coalition support, and get approval from Congress first.
As the debate rages on, and the president takes his case to the American people, I want to give you my personal Top 10 reasons for not launching strikes against Syria. Read the rest of this entry »