Krauthammer’s Take: Obama’s Notion of War ‘Naive and Utopian’
On Special Report, Charles Krauthammer exposed the “flaw at the center” of President Obama’s national-security address delivered Thursday afternoon: “this notion [that] every war has to come to an end.” “That is a naïve and utopian idea,” he said.
“To end a war you need two sides,” Krauthammer reminded viewers. “It’s as if Obama stood up in 1958 and said, ‘The Cold War has to end, and I’m going to end it.’ The problem is it doesn’t end until either al-Qaeda disappears or it renounces the declaration of war it made in 1996. That’s why all the proposals he wants are completely impractical and ultimately harmful.”