23 April 2015

Uncommon Commentary #453: Doctrinal Error

Ever since the present US administration commenced its disastrous intervention in Libya, various persons have endeavored to define an “Obama Doctrine”.  The latest, presumably official effort came from President Obombast himself: “We will engage, but we preserve all our capabilities.”  What the *&^%$#@! does that mean?
Here’s the real Obama Doctrine: “I’ll make any ad hoc foreign-policy decisions necessary for the sake of appeasing public opinion or for what I want my legacy to be, even if they are detrimental to the country and the world.”