I'm bracing myself to find out how far "progressives" will go in, well, sanctioning a program of draconian sanctions against Iran. Maybe a "strategic" strike or two. Or more?
If The One ratchets it all the way up to full-scale invasion, don't worry. He'll lubricate it, and us, with the Greatest War Speech Evah.
Who knows, the Lightbringer may be satisfied just to starve the Iraqi people and create powerful alliances among countries with resources we covet. That may be 11-dimensional genius enough to seal his legacy. But don't count on it.