Last September after Assad used chemical weapons, Axelrod wrote
After Iraq, folks are justifiably weary and leery. But this isn’t Iraq. In plain sight, Assad’s committed mass murder with hideous weapons. No response would be a green light to Assad, Iran, Hezbollah and others that the U.S. and world will look the other way. Grave mistake. A targeted strike on their delivery systems is right, just and proportionate. Failure to act would be another tragic legacy of Iraq war.
If as reports suggest he was hired by Shadow Foreign Secretary Dougie Alexander, that will have made foreign policy position discussions interesting…
UPDATE: He has just tweeted:
— David Axelrod (@davidaxelrod) April 17, 2014
Only snag is US unemployment rate is basically unchanged since when Obama was elected.