During this Sunday's
Morning Joe Redux Meet the Press panel discussion on ISIS and President Obama's request for another AUMF from Congress, conservative columnist Kathleen Parker had this to add to the morning's round of revisionist history on our invasion of Iraq.
PARKER: Well look, President Bush over... when he was president and had to go to war under the circumstances we all believed in at the time, he put in place a lot of tools, the Homeland Security, you know, the Patriot Act, all that as well as the authorization. And he told me once during an interview, he said you know, I did the very difficult things that were very unpopular, but the next president is going to be grateful because he's going to need them.
And I think President Obama is in that situation right now where he does see, I mean, the ball is in his court and he feels that he has to do something, and yet he would be in a lose lose situation no matter what he does, because if he doesn't do anything, people say he's a coward and not leading. If he does something it's the wrong thing.
Sorry Kathleen, but no, he didn't and no, we did not.