Obama looks to destroy and degrade the Islamic State.
As President Obama prepared to outline his plan of action for confronting the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, he was at a crossroads. One path: the cautious, measured approach that has been the hallmark of his administration. The other: the scorched-earth, shock-and-awe, Quentin Tarantino-style bloodbath of administrations past.
Yes, he went full Tarantino.
Plus: Sarah Palin and her family crashed a party by getting into a fight. (It wasn't the first time she's ruined a party though.) And Obama's mincing of words has some Fox panelists upset.