September 15, 2013
Steyn: 'American Ineffectualism'
Mark Steyn, writing at NRO, has some choice words about Vladimir Putin's ascendancy over President Obama: As Iowahawk ingeniously summed it up, Putin is "now just basically doing donuts in Obama's front yard." It's not just that he can stitch him up at the G-8, G-20, Gee-don't-tell-me-you're-coming-back-for-more, and turn the leader of the free world into the planet's designated decline-and-fall-guy, but he can slough off crappy third-rate telepromptered mush better than you community-organizer schmucks, too. Let's take it as read that Putin didn't write this himself any more than Obama wrote that bilge he was drowning in on Tuesday night, when he took to the airwaves to argue in favor of the fierce urgency of doing something about gassed Syrian moppets but not just yet. Both guys are using writers, but Putin's are way better than Obama's -- and English isn't even their first language. With this op-ed Tsar Vlad is telling Obama: The world knows you haven't a clue how to...(Read Full Post)