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The “Grand Old Peace” party is still just the same ol’ Grand Old Publicity party.
Who do we believe, Russia and their 100 page report blaming the Rebels, or our government blaming Bashar al-Assad for gassing the Syrian people? The same government that after a year of investigation into the murders of Americans in Benghazi, can only produce to Congress a YouTube video as evidence.
The recent diatribe by Tom Patterson (Tribune, “Deferring Syria decision to Congress pure political masterstroke for the president”; Sept. 8) concerning recent events in Syria is typical of the arrogant, duplicitous, attitude exhibited by him and his ilk toward any plans by the president.
If you’re like me, you have some real doubts about increasing our involvement in Syria by responding to that country’s use of deadly gas attacks.
President Obama’s decision to defer to Congress the decision about whether to slap around Syria was a pure political masterstroke.
U.S. Sen. John McCain faced a tough crowd largely opposed to military action in Syria during a town hall meeting Thursday in Phoenix.
“I’m all for saving lives. How many lives will be lost in Syria if we do nothing, and how many lives will be lost if pre-existing conditions and insurance caps come back? We must be sure our cruise missiles are pointed in the right direction. A chemical weapon death is sure an swift, while a pre-existing condition death is slow and agonizing.”
Early in President’s Obama’s presidency some critiques of the president were claiming he was traveling around the world on what they called an “apology tour,” but nothing can be farther from the truth. Looking back, yes, President Obama seemed to be uneasy when meeting some world leaders, but no one can deny the fact that his presidency has taken on our foes with a precise and deadly intensity.
Editor's Note: These letters to the editor have been sorted by topic by the Tribune editorial staff in an effort to allow readers to read varied opinions on the issues, candidates, and other circumstances surrounding the 2012 general election. These submissions are the opinions of the author, not the Tribune, and have not been edited for grammar or content.