Trump Enforces the Red Line on Chemical Weapons

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Even for a president who advertised his coldblooded pragmatism, the moral dimensions of leadership find a way of penetrating the Oval Office. In the case of President Donald Trump, the emotional distance seems to have been shattered by simple, indelible images of suffering children in Idlib, Syria."When you kill innocent children, innocent babies -- babies! -- little babies ... that crosses many, many lines. Beyond a red line, many, many lines," Trump said Wednesday, his voice high and stretched, after pictures surfaced of lifeless infants choked to death by poison gas.  Continue reading...

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