Casus Belli

by Mark Steyn

I began my weekend column with some cheap shtick about how the Obama crowd’s line on Syria is indistinguishable from what they once objected to on Iraq. But this headline embodies, very literally, their confused thinking:

BBC News uses ‘Iraq photo to illustrate Syrian massacre’

Meanwhile, the tense stand-off with Assad has entered a dangerous new phase with the news that John and Teresa may have to change their dinner plans.