Return of the Weak Horse

by Peter Kirsanow

Terrorists attacked the U.S. consulate in Libya, killed four Americans, tore down the American flag, and replaced it with an al-Qaeda flag.

Will someone finally ask the president what he plans to do about it?

As Mark Steyn notes, almost every sentient being outside of the Obama administration and mainstream media suspected it was a terrorist attack within days of the event. Yet to this point, a full month after the attack, the commander-in-chief of the most powerful nation on earth has said nothing about what our response to the terrorists should be or will be. Not even a range of options. Apparently, that would be too provocative, insufficiently nuanced.

Instead, the Obama administration’s response to the brazen assault upon America has been to misrepresent its very nature to the American people, perpetuate that misrepresentation before the United Nations, buy air time on Pakistani television to grovel about the misrepresentation, and make further misrepresentations about the misrepresentation.

Terrorists and terrorist-supporting states have taken the measure of this administration. Rather than blame terrorists, the Obama team will blame an irksome amendment to the Constitution. So it’s party on in Benghazi.

Bin Laden is dead, but his observation about the weak horse survives. This administration seems intent upon reinforcing that observation. That’s dangerous for the U.S.

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