You won’t convince a majority of Americans to support importing thousands of Syrian refugees so long as Obama’s response to the growing threat of ISIS remains so flaccid.
The president’s objective on Tuesday was to make the case for using military force in response to those chemical weapon attacks and toward that goal, he accomplished nothing.
Forces for good in the world – the United States, Britain, France, NATO – are losing power and influence. The forces for evil – al-Qaeda, Russia, Iran – are gaining power and influence.
For the first time since Lord North in 1782, the British House of Commons has denied a prime minister the authority to enter a war. That it is a “war” proposed by Barack Obama of the United States is testament to how far the U.S. has fallen.