“As he precipitously pulled out all U.S. peacekeepers from Iraq, the president had his own “Mission Accomplished” moment when declaring the country “stable,” “self-reliant,” and an “extraordinary achievement.” “ VDH
But Obama showed himself to be a weak and confused leader after the war was essentially over and won by the time he took office in January 2009 with nothing left to do but stabilize the victories. His supporters didn’t seem to notice, but the terrorists certainly took note. Now that ISIS has overrun the region, he is looking around for someone to blame. Bush and the Republicans, of course.