Great piece by Dr. Alon Ben-Meir.
Other than humanitarian aid, the White House refused to provide the rebels with any weapons under the pretext that they may fall into the wrong hands. Had such weapons, however, been provided at an earlier stage to vetted rebel groups, including the Free Syrian Army, they could have changed the dynamic of the war in favour of the rebels.
This is what happens when you elect someone because he’s a member of a minority class.
You judge people on their ability to do a specific job, not on their skin color.
Emote less. Think more.
It saves lives.