Nov
20
2015
4

Tweet of the Day, Turns Out Romney Was Right On Foreign Policy Again edition.

If Barack Obama had had the brains of a spavined ocelot, he would have made Mitt Romney Secretary of State.

…Really, Chrome? You recognize ‘spavined,’ but get huffy every time I write ‘roleplaying’ without a hyphen?

Nov
20
2015
3

Terrorist capture hotel in Mali; over 100 hostages.

Gee, I wonder what kind of terrorists they are: “Gunmen who are said to be holding more than 100 hostages in a siege on a Mali hotel Friday reportedly are forcing their captives to recite verses from the Koran or face death.” Of course, said terrorists’ habit of shouting “Allahu akbar!” as they attack something is usually diagnostic. It’s also an indication that the Left’s weird habit of not being able to say ‘radical Islam’ – no, really: (more…)

Jan
26
2013
3

Our unfolding adventure in Mali.

These three quotes, when taken in all at once, seem to somehow resonate.

Byron York wants you to read the two NYT pieces in reverse order than I do… which pretty much illustrates the current foreign policy disagreement in the Republican party.  Byron presumably wants people to note that we’re being drawn into intervening in Mali despite the fact that the country is falling apart, and he presumably is against intervention on those grounds; I want people to note that Mali is at least falling apart because we – and by ‘we’ I mean ‘the Obama administration’ – messed up our commitments there, and now an actual American ally* is going in their to clean it up. (more…)

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