Tom Friedman wants MOAR strife in Middle East

Tom Friedman answers Amy Liu's questions during book discussion at Brookings.

Ah…where would we be in a Middle East crisis without the Moustache of Understanding? Tom “Six Months To Turn A Corner” Friedman is clearly quite disappointed at the toothlessness of Trump’s strike against the Syrian airfield, telling This Week host George Stephanopoulos, “[Secretary of State Rex Tillerson] also made clear was that right now this administration…

2 Responses to Tom Friedman wants MOAR strife in Middle East

  1. Doug in Oakland April 10, 2017 at 3:53 pm #

    OK, Tom, three things:

    First, Crimea and Syria have an important similarity from Putin’s standpoint, maybe the most important factor in his ability to project military power that happens to be in question: a warm water port.

    Second, there has to be a bat, or many, many of them to be producing all of the batshit in the craziness of both yours and Trump’s positions on the Middle East.

    And third, another way to say “muffled out and faded away from” is exposed as lies.

  2. Lless April 10, 2017 at 5:40 pm #

    Hit the saran gas storage and the runways. Then have one cruise missile fly off course and land on the palace grounds in Damascus. At least we would find out what Pooty-Poo has on Trump.

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