Dick Cheney Wanted To Bomb Syria

Perhaps not the most shocking revelation about the former Vice President:
Former Vice President Dick Cheney says in a new memoir that he urged President George W. Bush to bomb a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor site in June 2007. But, he wrote, Mr. Bush opted for a diplomatic approach after other advisers — still stinging over “the bad intelligence we had received about Iraq’s stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction” — expressed misgivings.

“I again made the case for U.S. military action against the reactor,” Mr. Cheney wrote about a meeting on the issue. “But I was a lone voice. After I finished, the president asked, ‘Does anyone here agree with the vice president?’ Not a single hand went up around the room.”
Thank God.

Can you imagine where we'd be if we had engaged with Syria as well? Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Libya... am I missing anything?

I was extremely critical of President Bush in 2007 throughout most of his presidency -- but in this case he made the right call. Without a doubt.