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September 4, 2013

"To go to war under these leaders would be like undertaking to climb K2 with a carload of clowns."


It’s really a policy paper written by low-level staffers describing eight scenarios
which the US might find itself in and provides a strategic framework for winning. It shows more strategy than the administration is capable of. It is the way the administration should be thinking if it were capable of thinking for itself; if it were capable of perceiving its own self interest. It is the unfortunate case that they cannot. What is disturbing is that the administration has no strategy other than to act like Pavlov’s dogs and salivate at the sight of money. They will do the bidding of whatever lobbyist feeds them and brag to Congress about it. Obama allegedly made his decision during a 45 minute walk in the White House garden. “At the Last Minute, Obama Alone Made Call to Seek Congressional Approval,” says the Wall Street Journal. Did they mean he was alone with his phone? Is that how he makes up his mind? Belmont Club » Being Your Own Man

Posted by gerardvanderleun at September 4, 2013 11:57 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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