We're going nuclear in the Senate, we're going conventional in Syria - what a way to end the week.
The "Putin's stooge Trump is bombing Putin's puppet Assad" storyline confuses me, but I never claimed to be smart enough to be a progressive.
Philip Klein of the Washington Examiner tries to square Trump's campaign rhetoric with his current bellicosity. His conclusion:
For now, it's fair to say, that though both the act of attacking Syria itself and the failure to get Congressional approval contradicted numerous Trump statements, Trump's action was consistent with the general "I'm gonna be a badass but don't want to spend money building other countries while our airports fall apart" ethos of his campaign.
David French provides background and describes some of the ways this could end badly.