Cheeri-Oh-No, That’s Not Much of a Deterrence.

by Jim Geraghty

USA Today:

A second senior official, who has seen the most recent planning, offered this metaphor to describe such a strike: If Assad is eating Cheerios, we’re going to take away his spoon and give him a fork. Will that degrade his ability to eat Cheerios? Yes. Will it deter him? Maybe. But he’ll still be able to eat Cheerios.

Ladies and gentlemen, this is our administration, leading us into war.

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