The natural instinct of the American people -- Keep us out! -- is correct.
Yet the War Party, though temporarily routed, has not given up on its goal -- war on Syria, followed by war on Iran.
Lindsay Graham is urging Obama to attack Syria even without Congress's authorization. Bibi Netanyahu, after a call from Obama, is pushing Congress to back a U.S. strike on Syria. Republican leaders John Boehner and Eric Cantor have saluted and signed on to war.
Neocon apparatchik William Kristol is urging Republicans to give Obama a blank check for war on Syria -- and for war on Iran. Daniel Pipes of The Mideast Forum has an op-ed in the Washington Times and the title says it all: "Forget Syria, Target Iran."
"We have scorched the snake, not killed it." The War Party is not dead.
The House should then pass a resolution instructing the president:
--Absent an attack on this country, you have no authority to take us to war against Syria, Iran, or any other nation.
--We are taking back from you the war powers the Fathers gave us.
--We are going to restore our constitutional republic.
There isn't a chance in hell Harry Reid would bring that to the floor.