Promises, Expiration Dates, Etc.

"Senator Barack Obama in 2007: 'Americans ‘Have a Right to Know’ Before Government Takes Military Action.'"

But it's not really a military action military action, as Whoopie would say. It's a time-limited, scope-limited kinetic military action with our forces volunteered by others, and in some ways, how it turns out is not on our shoulders. Which makes it different. So it's got that going for it, at least.  

Meanwhile, Jim Geraghty looks like he's going to need a bigger, likely infinite list, as the Professor's War meets the bottomless memory of YouTube.