Thomas E. Woods, Jr., is the New York Times bestselling author of 11 books, including The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History and Meltdown (on the financial crisis). A senior fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, Woods has appeared on MSNBC, CNBC, FOX News, FOX Business, C-SPAN, Bloomberg Television, and hundreds of radio programs... (Read More)
The neocon headline on Drudge is “US Ready to Follow on Syria.” The idea being that the Awesomest Country Ever should be ready to “lead” on Syria, which means launching another idiotic war with murky consequences, while exploiting people’s love of country to lure them into supporting another fiasco.
The real problem is not “leading” (neoconspeak for irrational bellicosity) or “following,” but the policy of intervention itself, which has been destructive for everyone concerned (American citizens included) except the profiteers.
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