Americans prefer not to think about, and rarely allow elections to turn on foreign policy. Events, however, are not cooperating.
No Exit from Iraq:
The cartoon points out a different, subjective “reality.” Objective reality knows that there is always an exit ramp out of that loop. We perceive it doesn’t exist, since we fear the possible consequences. That blinds us to the options of seeing and using the exit.
Dems and Repubs send same message on Iraq:
Our options in Iraq are poor, and none:
However, sending Cheney to help ISIS might work:
In domestic news, Boehner digs in on Executive Orders:
The GOP feels that the primaries vindicated their approach: