Obama was going to avoid being another George Bush. He has succeeded.

Obama has made no effort to hide his antipathy to open-ended engagements in the Middle East, despite potent but limited campaigns against Al-Qaeda in Pakistan and in Libya.

Well he got us out of Iraq. And thereby opened the gates of hell.

There were actually some of us who knew this was very likely back in 2008 and we voted for Palin. With the side benefit of getting McCain. But the American people were tired of war. Evidently war is not tired of us.