It's Obama's credibility on the line

September 5, 2013 

So whose credibility is at stake? On Aug. 20, President Obama stated that the use of chemical weapons by Syria would be a "red line" that would change the calculus and that he would take action. Until recently, he had insisted that "he" would take action and that he would stop the Syrian regime from using chemical weapons.

When that "red line" was crossed, the president suddenly and inexplicably shifts the responsibility to Congress and then has the audacity to blame the world community and Congress for their lack of action and that it is they whose credibility is at stake.

We have a president who ducks responsibility and blatantly denies what he says, even when those remarks are recorded for all to see and hear. Instead of a commander in chief, we have elected a blamer in chief.

America and Americans deserve better.

Andrew Colon

O'Fallon

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