The red line is thicker than black-strap molasses but now, Secretary of State John Kerry (who served in Vietnam, by the by) is on the case:
“What we saw in Syria last week should shock the conscience of the world. … [It] is a moral obscenity,” he said Monday afternoon. “By any standard it is inexcusable … [and] it is undeniable,” he said in the State Department’s press room.
We’ll let them shoot 100k dead, but once they use gas we have to step in. What a great way to operate overseas.
— Eric (@eriContrarian) August 26, 2013
In fairness, most administrations get their dander up over WMD’s over mere gun violence, but the numbers are hard to ignore.
But don’t worry, Obama is cookin’ something up:
President Barack Obama did not made a statement today, and Kerry did not take questions.