September 14, 2014

THE HILL: Obama Clings To Air Power.

President Obama is solidifying his legacy as the air war president with his strategy for taking on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

The escalated use of airstrikes in Iraq and potentially Syria is just the latest example of the president finding it strategically and politically expedient to choose missiles over manpower when fighting enemies abroad.

So if there are no boots on the ground in our war, does that make it a bootless struggle?

UPDATE: From the comments: “Why are folks surprised that an emperor without clothes fights wars without boots?”

Matt Drudge called it a while back:

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