In another in a long line of silly political distractions, on a day in which Israel launched a ground war in Gaza and a commercial airliner was shot out of the sky, the pertinent question for many ended up being: Did President Obama say enough soon enough about the tragedy.
Read more here: On hectic day, Obama maintains schedule at this link.
Now that we’ve had our fill of that, how should we respond to yesterday’s events? As usual, those like Sen. John McCain want us to beef up our military presence to challenge Russia and arm Ukraine.
McCain and others give their ideas here.
I say a knee-jerk military move is the last thing we should do.