From Capitalism Institute
If the conflict with Syria shows us anything, it’s the many layers of how broken, incoherent, and destructive Obama’s foreign policy really is. It’s the worst of all possible worlds.
He’s meddling almost randomly, propping up Islamic fascists like the Muslim Brotherhood, aiding Al Qaeda, droning civilians in a manner that causes blowback — the whole thing is broken. There’s nothing redeeming about his foreign policy.
Now, Obama is threatening to take his foreign policy failures to a whole new level by attacking Syria without any approval from congress, the UN, or allies. This is what he has built his career on attacking. Even last year, he said this was a horrible idea.
He’s not alone. Joe Biden threatened to impeach Bush if he attacked Iran without any sort of congressional approval, but now defends Obama in Syria. The entire thing is so contradictory and corrupt, it’s surreal.
In 2012, Obama was asked about attacking Syria alone, and he explicitly said it was a “mistake”. The scary thing is that he probably still believes that — he just doesn’t care. He’s only interested in saving face. We might be going to war over this man’s ego alone.
Here’s what Obama said in 2012, courtesy of The Daily Caller:
“For us to take military action unilaterally, as some have suggested, or to think that somehow that there is some simple solution, I think is a mistake.”
Here’s a video of Obama saying it:
You can’t make this stuff up. Obama is worried that Putin and Assad will come off better than he will if he doesn’t make good on a promise to attack Syria. It’s purely about saving face. Completely reprehensible.