Remember When Assad Was Described as a ‘Reformer’?

by Jim Geraghty

Rising Response reminds us of then–Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s statement that “many of the members of Congress of both parties who have gone to Syria in recent months say they believe he is a reformer,” back in March 2011.

One point: What thoughts are going through Hillary Clinton’s head at the moment she seems to stifle a laugh while describing “indiscriminate strafing and bombing your own cities”?