In the last twenty-four hours we have heard lots of people talking about how “presidential” the attack on Syria was. Pundits are falling all over themselves congratulating trump for his “presidential stand” against the dictator in Syria. You are even hearing how the bromance between trump and putin has ended because of the attack.
I don’t agree with either of those assessments. I know that just because you use the most powerful military in the world to blow some shit up does not make you presidential if that is all you have. And, so far, trump has shown us that is all he has.
What everyone is missing is that we have bombed and blown shit up in Syria for a while now. President Obama sent in bombs more than once in Syria, but he was attacking ISIS not the Syrian government. When he requested authorization from congress, something…
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