As ever, leading from the rear, the ever dependable purveyors of hysteria beat the empire's war drums.
[Assad] "appears determined to join his father in the ranks of history's blood-stained dictators, sending his troops and thugs to murder anyone who has the courage to demand political freedom."*
What, no WMD? Where's Judy Miller when you need her?
*As quoted by Stephen Lendman: http://www.countercurrents.org/lendman300411.htm