Representative Dennis J. Kucinich, Democrat of Ohio, is about to Impeach Obama!

Yes! Dennis J. Kucinich has raised the possibility of impeaching President Barack Obama for ordering aggressive air strikes against Libya, while Mitt Romney, a potential Republican presidential candidate, has said the policy shows the commander in chief to be "tentative, indecisive, timid and nuanced." What the "president" cannot brush aside is Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, who Mr. Obama has declared must leave power. If a year from now the dictator still rules Libya, thumbing his nose at the West and plotting revenge, Mr. Obama's political prospects will suffer, and Mr. Romney's critique will resonate. Though Libya may me of marginal strategic interests to the United States, its huge oil deposits must be considered, in view of our own dwindling oil resources. Libya may be of marginal interest to the United States, especially compared with Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran, yet in the short run, symbolically and politically, Mr. Obama may have more at stake. The analogy that might give the president comfort would be President George W. Bush's boast that the United States would "get Osama Bin Laden dead or alive." Foreign policy, except in times of unpopular and high-casualty wars, rarely drives US elections.

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