Thursday, August 02, 2007

Senator Wet Behind the Ears

Via Dean Barnett 's Not Ready for Prime Time:

If Presidential politics were Major League Baseball, some frustrated general manager somewhere would be sending Barack Obama back to the minors for more seasoning:
By DENNIS CONRAD Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama said Thursday he would not use nuclear weapons ''in any circumstance.''

''I think it would be a profound mistake for us to use nuclear weapons in any circumstance,'' Obama said, with a pause, ''involving civilians.'' Then he quickly added, ''Let me scratch that. There's been no discussion of nuclear weapons. That's not on the table.''
Gosh, Senator, it’s not that tough. Try this: “As president of the United States, I would do whatever is necessary to defend the American people. We all pray that we’ll never need to use nuclear weapons. But I would do what is necessary in my role as Commander in Chief to protect this country.”...


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