Rosie O’Donnell on The View announced her theory as to why the U.S. was bombing Syria–and it left the room in an awkward silence:
“I can’t get out my head the fact that Syria has a lot of oil.”
Not that Syria has been burning a unholy swath through the Middle East, beheading women, men, and children, hanging people, and shooting them in a ditch. It’s about the oil.
This comment was so awkward, all Whoopi Goldberg could manage was this face.
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After Whoopi took the stunned look off her face and said, “I don’t think anybody goes to war gleefully,” O’Donnell said, “I don’t think it’s gleefully, but I do think there’s a financial agenda attached to it.”