Obama Self Destructing Over Libya

Barack Obama barely had time to enjoy his Egypt moment before mad dog Muammar Gaddafi threatened to kill innocent protesters in his own country. Clearly, the Libyan debacle hit the fan before Obama had time to test which way the wind was blowing. Politico is reporting that a new poll shows the President's approval rating dropped by 4 points since the beginning of March. The downward shift may in part be the result of dissatisfaction over U.S involvement in Libya, with 47 percent of those surveyed saying they oppose it.Unlike Egypt, Obama had no time to change guises or to fine tune his delivery. There was no "new beginning for Muslims and America" Tripoli speech like the one he gave in Cairo two years before the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak. Nine days after the Libyan uprising the president issued a flat, canned condemnation of the violence with no mention of Gaddafi. His misfiring caused conservatives and liberals to question his Ft. Hood style lack of enthusiasm. On February...(Read Full Post)