Oh hey that whole WAR WAR WAR with Syria thing is still a thing that’s looming out there. It’s easy to forget about it what with Breaking Bad going HAM and the return of football and the kids twerking and that. But this morning brings a rather interesting development that may actually help to avert America having to invade another Middle Eastern country.
Facing the threat of a U.S. military strike, the country’s leaders Tuesday reportedly accepted a Russian proposal to turn over its chemical weapons.
The development, reported by Syrian state television and Russia’s Interfax news agency, came a day after the idea bubbled up in the wake of what appeared to be an off-the-cuff comment by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
And while U.S. officials say they remain skeptical, it quickly changed the debate in Washington from solely “Should the U.S. attack?” to “Is there a diplomatic way out of this mess?”
Meanwhile, this news will surely not stop idiots on cable news shows from making bigger idiots of themselves. In fact, it will probably only inflame the idiocy of buffoons like Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade — seen in the clip below being spanked by Jon McCain for being, well, buffoons — even more.
Here’s more from last night’s Daily Show on Syria…