Now that it’s the policy of the Obama Administration to arm rebels in Syria — including a large terrorist organization with strong ties to al-Qaeda — Sen. Ted Cruz (R-AZ) asked President Barack Obama via Twitter if he would perform background checks before our government provides them with weapons:
Anyone know if President Obama intends to perform background checks on the Syrian rebels before providing them weapons?— Senator Ted Cruz (@SenTedCruz) June 18, 2013
Yep, folks, that’s right. President Obama wants to make the process tougher for law-abiding Americans to get a weapon for self-defense, but he’s totes cool with arming al-Qaeda. Seems legit, right?