You won’t believe how the Pentagon described last night’s bombing of Syria!/jimsciutto/status/514402977202061312

OMG. This is really what they’re going with?

Sources called Syria strikes "shock without the awe." —Ed Henry on Fox

— Evan McMurry (@evanmcmurry) September 23, 2014

"It was shock without awe," said a US official #IS #Syria

— Mohamed Yehia (@yeh1a) September 23, 2014

"It is shock, without the awe," a U.S. official says on the airstrikes targeting Islamic State militants in #Syria

— Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) September 23, 2014

“The most ridiculous quote” ever about war? Could be:

"It is shock, without the awe" is the most ridiculous quote about a military operation I have ever heard.

— Ryan J. Croft (@RyanJCroft) September 23, 2014

Although to The Nation’s Katrina vandenHeuvel, it is Shock with the Awe. George W. Obama maybe?

Quite a way to open UN General Assembly.US w/ fragile cover of few Arab partners–launches shock + awe 2014 in region/

— Katrina vandenHeuvel (@KatrinaNation) September 23, 2014

Editor’s note: Ms. vandenHeuvel’s name was misspelled in an earlier version of this post. Twitchy apologizes for the error.


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