Re: The Anti-Obama Doctrine

Rich — I think there’s a lot of that going around. I share a lot of the frustration many conservatives have with how Obama has handled this. But at the end of the day, I’m still in favor of the core policy. Getting rid of Qaddafi, particularly now that we are committed militarily, is in our national interest. And it’s also the right thing to do. There is no statute of limitations for Qaddafi’s crimes. Again, I wish Obama had acted sooner and better, but the policy of getting rid of Qaddafi (assuming that’s actually Obama’s real goal or the logical consequence of his goals) is the right one.

Jonah Goldberg — Jonah Goldberg is a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and a senior editor of National Review. © 2018 Tribune Content Agency, LLC.