"The country deserved better from its reluctant-warrior commander in chief. So, too, Foley’s family. So, too, the family of Steven Sotloff, a second American journalist held by ISIS. So, too, the tens of thousands of Iraqis and Syrians facing murderous barbarity. . . .
"The President is obligated to vindicate the national honor while making mortally clear that an attack on one U.S. citizen is an attack on all.
"Because, make no mistake, rich with stolen millions, equipped with seized weaponry, drawing thousands of fanatical recruits — including some Americans — and in control of vast territories, ISIS seeks to attack the U.S. homeland."