The “Greatest Man of Our Generation” Wants Endless War

American Everyman

by Scott Creighton


What does it say about us as a society when the “greatest man of our generation” is a monster? Have we become Hitler’s willing executioners or something much, much worse?

Today the focus is on President Obama’s request for more endless wars of aggression, stretching across all national, intellectual and moral boundaries. Or, as President Peace Prize himself put it in his new request, “enduring offensive ground combat operations.”

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Wednesday that the language in the resolution is “intentionally” fuzzy to ensure there aren’t “overly burdensome constraints” on the president as he responds to unexpected events. TIME

Why hamstring the “greatest man of our generation” with troublesome constraints when he wishes to impose war anywhere and anytime he sees fit? Why indeed. Because he is the “greatest man of this generation” and that is tragically true.

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