At the Washington Examiner, Noemie Emery pinpoints why Hillary Clinton is sounding so hawkish these days:
If a reliable weather vane exists today in American politics, it is likely to be Mrs. Bill Clinton, now making her last bid to become the first female president and desperately eager to do nothing whatsoever to turn voters off.
If there was ever a human barometer keenly attuned to middle America, it is husband Bill, a creature created by God to sense and adjust to present and oncoming changes in weather.
So when Hillary Clinton chose Sunday morning to lower the boom on President Obama and what is too kindly described as his "doctrine," it can mean only one thing: The shrewdest political mind in the country right now has concluded the current incumbent is dead in the water, will go down in the books as the worst failure ever, that war weariness will soon be eclipsed by disgust at his failures and that the only hope for a Democrat who hopes to survive or succeed him is to break with him, as hard and as fast she can.
Read the whole column here.