Saturday, March 19, 2011


Headline at Fox Nation:

Obama Outsources War to the French?

This is based on the following:

French fighter jets fired the first shots at Muammar al-Qaddafi's troops on Saturday, launching the broadest international military effort since the Iraq war in support of an uprising that had seemed on the verge of defeat....

Excuse me, you Murdoch bastards, but weren't you the people who always got upset when we described Iraq as a war the Bush administration fought "unilaterally," because the "coalition of the willing" included so gosh-darn many nations (even if most of them were bit players)? Didn't you insist back then that coalition-building, however superficial, was admirable?

Well, then you should admire the hell out of this:

Hours after French, British and American military forces unleashed cruise missiles and fighter jets, a defiant Moammar Gadhafi said Libya will fight back against undeserved "naked aggression."

A coalition that includes Canada and Italy made good Saturday on international warnings to Gadhafi, hammering Libyan military positions in the first phase of an operation that will include enforcement of a no-fly zone.

More than 110 Tomahawk missiles fired from American and British ships and submarines hit about 20 Libyan air and missile defense targets in western portions of the country, U.S. Vice Adm. William Gortney said at a Pentagon briefing....

Is a coalition of the willing only OK if you're a Republican? Is it only OK if it's fake? Please clarify.

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