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September 6, 2013

The Bantam President Fades: "Is this trip really necessary?"

If you think he’s down now, just watch him get bummed out by Congress saying “no”.
And to begin a war when in all appearances at a low ebb is to court disaster. You should ideally be in possession of all your marbles at the start of something like that. But Obama has reached the sorry stage of dejection that only the most soundly defeated generals experience when they looked down at a shrunken position. He is whupped. He’s Gamelin before Rundstedt. He’s Perceval marching in his shorts in a toothbrush mustache to a grinning Yamashita in his two-toned Imperial Japanese Army uniform. Obama’s all out of confidence. He hardly seems to believe the things he says himself, as if whistling past the graveyard, making noises to make it seem as if he had company. It seems an absurdity to forge ahead under these circumstances, to start a war — or whatever you want to call it — when Obama himself has declared an utter disinterest in its outcome, regime change, or even in taking sides. - - Belmont Club » End Game

Posted by gerardvanderleun at September 6, 2013 9:04 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Amen, Amen and Amen!

Posted by: Tom at September 7, 2013 7:17 AM

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