Carney: US 'unbelievably small' military threat pushed Syria to accept Russian plan

Of course, press secretary Carney did not use John Kerry's characterization of the size of the military strike when he bragged to the press that his boss's brilliant move saved the world - or something. Kerry's words will now be forgotten and the spinmeisters at the White House and in the press, are about to lionize and cannonize Obama as the great peacemaker. White House press secretary Jay Carney said Tuesday that a reported deal between Russia and Syria on chemical weapons was a potentially "positive development," and he credited the threat of a U.S. military strike with bringing it about. "We see this as potentially a positive development and we see it as a clear result of the pressure that's been put on Syria by the fact that the president has been moving forward," Carney said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" when asked about the breaking news.   Carney said President Barack Obama's position in his address Tuesday night - pushing for congressional approval of a military ...(Read Full Post)