Kristol: Republicans Will 'Do The Right Thing' And Support The President On Syria


I'm assuming this guarantees that the vote is going to go down in flames on military action in Syria, since Bloody Bill Kristol is assuring us that the Republicans are going to "do the right thing" support President Obama.

I'm also wondering why NBC and the producers on Meet the Press felt the need to bring Kristol on the air to discuss foreign policy in the first place, since the man has absolutely no creditability when it comes to anything, much less whether we ought to be dropping some more bombs on another country.

GREGORY: Bill Kristol, you posted this yesterday afternoon, a full debate, in the Weekly Standard, “A full debate in Congress would be appropriate and desirable.” Do you applaud the President for making this switch?

KRISTOL: Yes. I mean, I wish we'd intervened, that he could have intervened a year ago or two years ago. I think we would have had better options, but given where we are now, there was really no strong reason not to go to Congress and good reasons to go. I think he did the right thing. I think we'll have a healthy national debate for the next week or two.

I think he will end up prevailing in Congress and I think the Republican party, the party I know a little bit better than the Democrats, will support the President, will do the right thing for the country, despite many doubts about the character of the military assaults he's about to launch, the many doubts about his past decisions as commander in chief.

I think the Republican party will step up and do the right thing and support the President against a chemical weapons using, terror sponsoring, Iran backed dictator.


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