Resisting Temptation Over Libya

Ernest Istook /

It’s tempting to cut off funds immediately for President Obama’s ill-conceived Libya offensive.  But it’s not the right course.  For the sake of our allies, Congress needs to be patient in using the power of the purse to correct Obama’s misadventure.

Even if the ongoing air attacks chased Muammar Qadhafi from power, he might be replaced by a radical Islamist regime.  We have no good intelligence on what the rebels would establish if they took over. (more…)