The fruits of bipartisanship

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Not a lot of Democrats disagree with this policy — certainly not the President who approves of it — and obviously no Republican ever met a bomb they didn’t approve of (it’s the people they can’t stand):

…the number of American airstrikes in Yemen, largely carried out by unmanned drones, has surged over the past year, as much as tripling in frequency in comparison with 2011.

And in between our nation’s mourning over victims of mass shootings…

A botched drone strike in the central town of Rada left 12 civilians dead this fall, inflaming widespread apprehensions about the strikes.

“They’re having a huge effect in how people see the U.S.,” said Intisar al Qadhi, a political activist who’s the daughter of a prominent tribal leader from the province of Mareb, the site of numerous drone strikes. “When we think about America, we see an image of a plane, dropping bombs on our people.”

A large number of American politicians just got a chubby.

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