Obama has a Bush rather than ISIS problem

They say that generals are always fighting the last war. Let's change that to President Obama is fighting the last campaign, or his anti-war past. He does not seem to understand that things change or not everything is the Iraq War that he opposed. He shows no flexibility to react to something totally different than what he opposed as a candidate years ago. We remind him that this is 2015 not 2002, when he had the luxury of giving anti-war speeches because he wasn't in the U.S. Senate or the Oval Office, President Obama finally presented a resolution to fight ISIS. Let's give him credit for coming to Congress. It's always good when Congress is brought into the process as it was over going to war with Iraq in 1990-91 and 2002-03. President Obama's resolution is a starting point but it is too much of political statement rather than a military plan, as Alexis Simendinger and James Arkin wrote: "Obama’s draft Authorization for...(Read Full Post)

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