The week that was

“I’m not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I’m not dumb… and I also know that I’m not blonde.”
– Dolly Parton 

The crisis at the border continues to rage on, as crises tend to do when they’re not tended to. The administration’s answer to the Ebola crisis is to welcome victims here. Their strategy with the immigration crisis is the same, as will be the results.

Barack Obama has started bombing the “sovereign, stable, and self-reliant Iraq” that he once claimed to have helped build. Perhaps now he will change his tune: “I didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.”

Congress is out of session for its August recess, apparently for a 5-week seminar to learn what it’s like to be president.

The NFL is back in action this week with pre-season games, so we can all stop pretending to be interested in soccer.

Teresa Mull is the managing editor of Human Events.