Finally, we have some clarity in the debate over whether the United States should intervene in the Syria crisis.
Pop singer and apparent foreign-affairs expert Madonna has put her two cents in regarding America’s potential military action in Syria, where a chemical weapons attack in August reportedly killed more than 1,400 people, according to U.S. intelligence agencies.
As it turns out, she’s against it.
The “Papa Don’t Preach” singer took to Facebook on Thursday to register her displeasure over the possibility of intervention, posting a photo of a hand-scrawled message that read, “U.S. stay out of Syria! For humanity’s sake.”
President Obama has been attempting to drum up allies for a potential strike on Syria, meeting with leaders at a summit. During a press conference on Friday, Obama acknowledged that he had his work cut out for him.
“I knew this was going to be a heavy lift,” Obama said, according to the New York Times. “I was under no illusions when I embarked on this path. But I think it’s the right thing to do. I think it’s good for our democracy. We will be more effective if we are unified going forward.”
The president is expected to address the nation on the topic from the White House on Tuesday. But really, one has to wonder if, without the backing of Madonna, he should even bother.
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