It almost sounds as if Mr. McCain is more concerned that he let down the "good guys" in Syria than he is about the possibility that his ideas and his judgment may be dead wrong, and that America (and the world) could pay dearly for listening to him.
Reid Cherlin used to work for The Obama Administration. After the election of the new President in 2008, he worked in the Press Secretary's Office as one of its spokespeople. In a new piece for Rolling Stone magazine, he recounts his experiences from the inside. It has to be read to be believed.
It is the waning days of the Obama Administration, and top staff members are leaving. The surprise announcement came Friday, May the 30th. President Obama stopped the regular briefing, to announce his Press Secretary, Jay Carney, was resigning.