Saturday, March 26, 2011

Mark Steyn explains the Obama Doctrine, if something this whimsical can be called a doctrine or policy:
[c]ertainly every attempt the president makes to explain his Libyan adventure is either cringe-makingly stupid ("I'm accustomed to this contradiction of being both a commander-in-chief but also somebody who aspires to peace") or alarmingly revealing of a very peculiar worldview:

"That's why building this international coalition has been so important," he said the other day. "It is our military that is being volunteered by others to carry out missions that are important not only to us, but are important internationally."
So THAT'S what Commander-in-Chief means, allowing our military to be "volunteered" our others, who understand foreign policy better than you do?

Read the whole thing.


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