A controversial photo of a 3-year-old Syrian boy who drowned on a beach in Turkey obscured an uncomfortable fact about the Syrian refugee crisis. There wouldn’t be a war in Syria right now if President Obama hadn’t armed and funded the Free Syria Army, a branch of which eventually became ISIS.
Because putting off a possible global nuclear conflagration ‘til tomorrow makes everyone sleep more soundly at night right now. Like, you know, putting off paying the bills so you can buy stuff you can’t afford now.
Now let’s talk about Iraq.