WASHINGTON — Yesterday, immediately after President Obama’s address to the nation on the ISIS Crisis, CNN’s Anderson Cooper found himself staring incredulously at Sen. John McCain (R.-Arizona), as McCain attacked former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney (CNN’s newest contributing correspondent) on the post-presidential speech recap (http://www.cnn.com/2014/09/11/politics/mccain-carney-tv-fight/index.html?hpt=hp_t1). Unfortunately for Carney, no solitary reporter was with Carney to protect him against McCain’s relentless, over the top vituperation. As a direct and immediate result, all sensible Americans watching the presidential speech recap switched to ESPN.
As McCain proceeded to denigrate Carney in the strongest terms because Obama has not yet (among other things) personally taken out Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, DNC operatives wondered what executive action McCain, were he president instead of Obama, would take against Carney. Would Carney now be at Gitmo, or at the federal prison in Yazoo City, Mississippi?
Meanwhile, ISIS’ top terrorist, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, celebrated the 13th anniversary of 9/11 by announcing that he will soon extend his caliphate to New York City.
In other news, earlier today, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and his lackeys in the Senate (the ones who bothered to show up) all voted against a constitutional amendment designed to make it possible for ordinary people to participate in the political process by making modest campaign contributions. Curiously enough, Sen. Ted Cruz (TP-Texas) failed to vote. Speculation on his absence centered on which big-money venue he might have been visiting in his presidential quest.