WHO SAID THIS? "While our actions should be thoughtfully and carefully determined and structured, while we should always seek to use peaceful and diplomatic means to resolve serious problems before resorting to force, and while we should always seek to take significant international actions on a multilateral rather than a unilateral basis whenever that is possible, if in th final analysis we face what we truly believe to be a grave threat to the well-being of our Nation or whe entire woorld and it cannot be removed peacefully, we must have the courage to do what we believe is right and wise.
I believe this is such a situation, Mr. President. It is a time for resolve. Tomorrow we must make that clear to the Security Council and to the world."
Who said this? John Kerry gave this speech on the Senate floor on November 9, 1997 after Iraq made weapons inspectors leave the country. He was right then, and the President is right now.
(I know the sound of the other shoe dropping was not loud, but flip flops are light weight.)