As many as 500 people have been killed and countless more wounded in barbaric attacks by Libyan forces against their own citizens.
According to a report by Agency France Press, President Obama is "weigh[ing an] 'appropriate' response on Libya."
In other words, he's voting Present in the face of clear, undiluted acts of mass-murder against civilians.
Not to dwell in the past, but the president may be a tad conflicted on this issue.
His long-time friend, mentor and "spiritual advisor", the Reverend Jeremiah Wright, Jr. appears to have been a pal of Gaddafi.
In 1984 Wright visited Libya, one of the poorest countries on Earth -- with Louis Farrakhan, an acknowledged racist and hater -- in order to schmooze with terrorist Muamar Gaddafi.
Jeremiah Wright was and is a kook. And he had something of an affair with Gaddafi. Whether or not that relationship has given the President pause in condemning Libya's vicious attacks is anyone's guess.
It's just something to think about as we wait for an official White House response to a despot's slaughter of his own citizens.