My take on the Libyan situation: This is a big deal. This is a very big deal for the right, the left, and the legacy Obama will leave behind.
Despite the repetitive, all too common use of the military nowadays, something feels different this time. Of course the Horowitzs and Kristols are out there grinning from ear to ear at another obviously anti-Middle Eastern military effort, but the feeling is much different than Bush got in ’03. The air around this whole situation on the domestic front smells saltier. It seems that every group has found something wrong with Obama’s actions. The McCains think he waited too soon. The anti-war groups are obviously upset. Blind support in Congress isn’t as widespread as it was in ’03. The establishment left has a big question mark over their heads.
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