If you’re keeping score at home, in Syria, we’ll be fighting alongside the people against whom we’ll be fighting in Syria. The enemy of my enemy is my friend. And the friend of my friend is the enemy of the enemy of my friend. And the friend of the devil is a friend of mine. This isn’t foreign policy. It’s a Lewis Carroll poem, and it’s getting to be a longer one.
—Charlie Pierce on how the misruling class in DC seems determined to put boots on the ground in Syria.
It appears that Obama’s statements in 2003 that he opposed “Stupid Wars” is now inoperative.