All day long, I’ve been listening to conservatives accusing Obama of looking weak over Syria. He has been too indecisive, he has changed his mind… If only he was a stronger leader, then they might be able to respect him.
Yeah, right. What complete bullshit. I can only imagine the hysterical outcry that would be happening right now if Obama had been a Bush-style, more decisive leader on this. For instance, if he had not consulted Congress over Syria and had just gone in. We would be hearing discussions all day long about Obama being a dictator and about FEMA camps. How dare he not consult Congress! He is trampling on the Constitution yet again! It would be another one of those days when, if you’re a right-wing radio listener, you retreat to your basement to polish your guns.
One of the dilemmas this President has to deal with is that he cannot appear to be too strong. He’s already considered a dictator for passing the moderate Republican health care plan. I’m no fan of military involvement in Syria, but I suppose at least I can be grateful that the President hasn’t been too much of a “decider”. There is only so much right-wing hysteria I can take.