August 11, 2014

WALTER RUSSELL MEAD: Fore! As Obama Golfs, Tanks Roll in Baghdad and A Country Unravels. “The fact that President Obama thought that the day of an Iraqi coup was a good time to hang on the Vineyard and get on the links is bad news. Either the President blew off warnings from his advisors, or the intel community got blindsided again. Both possibilities reflect badly on the management of the nation’s affairs.”