Clinton breaks with Obama on Syria

Bill Clinton implied that President Obama was "a total fool" for not acting more forcefully in Syria. Speaking at a closed door meeting of John McCain's think tank, Clinton gave a harsh assessment of our policy in Syria, although he softened his criticism by not naming Obama directly. Politico: Clinton, who McCain also asked about his own decision-making process on the violence in Kosovo and Bosnia when he was president, expounded on what the public means in opinion polls when it expresses disapproval of foreign intervention. "What the American people are saying when they tell you not to do these things, they're not telling you not to do these things," he said, but instead, they're urging caution. "They hire you to win ... to look around the corner and see down the road." Clinton did not call for specific measures to aid the Syrian rebels. McCain has urged Obama to enforce a no-fly zone in the country to give rebels a "safe zone" to fight the Assad regime. Clinton repeatedly...(Read Full Post)