Quote of the Day – Belmont Club Edition

A short break from excerpts of John Taylor Gatto’s The Underground History of American Education, today’s QotD comes from Wretchard, and this weekend’s Who Will Bell the Cat?

Let’s spell out it again for emphasis. “The Obama administration can’t do a damn thing.” So too bad about the Syrian people. Too bad about the real and dire consequences of Syria falling apart, watching its WMDs (are you sure? Where did they come from?) fall into the wrong hands, become a locus for regional instability. Too bad about everything. Because “the Obama administration can’t do a damn thing.”

And that’s all she wrote.

All these years the Euroleft has wanted to see a chastened America. One incapable of acting. An America that was just another country; a hamstrung giant. Well they have it now. So they must like it. Someone once said, be careful what you wish for, because you might get it.

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