Saturday, April 8, 2017

Obama’s red line decision got rebuked this week (and his former staff aren’t happy about it) « Hot Air

Obama’s red line decision got rebuked this week (and his former staff aren’t happy about it) « Hot Air: President Trump launched a limited strike against a military base in Syria this week. His swift and somewhat unexpected response to a chemical weapons attack earlier in the week put Democrats and especially Obama partisans in an awkward position. Trump’s response was an implied (and often explicit) rebuke to President Obama’s decision not to enforce the red line in Syria back in 2013.

President Trump said the chemical attack was a “consequence of the past administration’s weakness and irresolution.” Yesterday, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley defended the strike saying, “crimes against humanity could no longer be met with empty words.” Ouch! The response from many Obama partisans has been predictable and bitter. From the Associated Press:

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