The Right Response
This, courtesy of Kevin Drum (but I've seen it many times already elsewhere): When President Obama was asked why he won't spell out the consequences of further violence in Iran right now:
"I know everybody here is on a 24-hour news cycle. I'm not. OK?"
Good for him.
As noted before, this picture says it all:
FYI, this answers the hopefully rhetorical question of, "Would you react the same way if George Bush had responded similarly?" (Answering the rhetorical question anyway, the answer is, "Hell no. Cause no one once thought to make a photo of Bush like the above, for obvious reasons."