Blog Credo

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

H.L. Mencken

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

This Is Why You Don't Go To Congress

The reason foreign policy - and with it being Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces - was invested in a single executive was that action, energy and decisiveness are key in that area.

Obviously commitments like treaties should be ratified by the people's representatives, but Obama won't get his Syrian resolution because  - not substantive reasons - the Congress is full of lunatics and prima donnas.

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