How do we judge our leaders? Usually with a large degree of bias and hypocrisy. I'll admit that I'm less angry with President Obama and this third war than I am about President Bush and his first two. Both Bush and Obama have cut taxes, bailed out the banks and Wall Street, and overseen undeclared wars in the Middle East, but we're willing to assume our guy acted in good faith, while the other guy did not.
Since we're now even deeper into tragic-comedy, it seems appropriate that the best coverage of recent events comes from The Daily Show: