McCain: Obama's 'Red Line' Written in 'Disappearing Ink'
Blasts White House for giving Assad 'green light'
By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff
Posted May 5, 2013 9:59 AM CDT
In this Sunday, April 7, 2013 file photo, Sen. John McCain appears on CBS' "Face the Nation."   (AP Photo/CBS News, Chris Usher)

(Newser) – John McCain blasted President Obama's handling of Syria today, reports the National Review, slamming his "red line" on chemical weapons as having been "written in disappearing ink.” The red line, he told Fox News, was really "a green light to Bashar al-Assad to do anything short of that," including "launching Scud missiles against your own people, (massacring) over 70,000 people. Those seem to have been acceptable to this administration, and it’s deplorable. " McCain's comments come as Israel launched airstrikes against Syria.

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texron
May 6, 2013 8:29 PM CDT
I wish you would disappear !
clmsman
May 6, 2013 2:46 PM CDT
Would somebody from the RNC escort grandpa back to the home. He's sounds like AH here what is wrong with this guy send our brave men and women in battle to put some other islamic government in the place of Assad. I say we find one those only fighter bombers that he flew in Nam and put him in it and he can lead the charge. Shut this guy he is what is wrong with the GOP and I live AZ and I can't stand him see him in the airport once and while he's a miserable cuss.
HANKHILL
May 6, 2013 12:23 PM CDT
JUST LET THE SAVAGES KILL THEMSELVES ANY WAY THEY CAN! THEY DO NOT NEED OR WANT "OUR" HELP TO DO THIS! PHARAOH BARACK INSANE OBAMA STOP GETTING OUR TROOPS KILLED FOR NOTHING! FUBO! FUBAR!