When it comes to the civil war in Syria, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin says the U.S. should “Let Allah sort it out” until there is a stronger leader in the White House.
Palin’s comments came in response to the Obama administration’s decision to provide armed support to the rebels fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
“We’re talking now more new interventions … militarily, where is our commander in chief?” Palin asked at the Faith and Freedom Coalition Conference.
“I say until we know what we’re doing, until we have a commander in chief who knows what he’s doing, well, let these radical Islamic countries who aren’t even respecting human rights, where both sides slaughter each other as they scream over an arbitrary red line, ‘Allah Akbar,’ I say until we have someone who knows what they’re doing, I say let Allah sort it out.”
Earlier this week, the White House announced it confirmed that the Assad’s regime has used chemical weapons in the fight against its own people.
The Obama administration says it will provide more “direct support” to the Syrian opposition since the president’s “red line” has now been crossed.
The White House said that Obama discussed the civil war in Syria with European leaders and it is expected to dominate the G-8 Summit in Northern Ireland.
Palin warned the crowd of “tyranny” in government and railed against recent scandals involving the IRS and NSA, which have evoked 1984 comparisons.
Calling Washington, D.C. “one hot mess,” Palin said Congress should put itself on “Cruz control, on Ted Cruz control … just for a week and let’s see where things go.”
Cruz (R-TX) is a first-term U.S. Senator supported by Palin in 2012.
And while she has often served as the butt of jokes on SNL, Sarah Palin joked about the amount of jokes and jobs for comedians she’s created over the years:
“They should think of me as a friend. For a while there, I was providing more job security for the Tina Feys of the world and doing more for those employment numbers than Obama’s ever done.”