Senator Calls for Ban on Syrian Refugees Into United States

Syrian refugees sleep on a railway platform in Croatia / AP

A leading senator and member of the Senate Armed Services Committee has called on the Obama administration to halt the entrance of all Syrian refugees into the United States in the wake of a terror attack in France that killed more than 130 people, according to a statement issued Monday afternoon.

Inhofe 2016

Jim Inhofe

While the Washington Free Beacon does not typically participate in the endorsement game, I find myself compelled to encourage the entry of a candidate that many inside-the-Beltway pundits have not considered, but against whom all should be measured.

Should he announce his candidacy, I, Fab Horatio Montoya, Free Beacon style editor and bon vivant, stand ready to fully endorse, support, and defend to the death Oklahoma Sen. James Mountain Inhofe in his quest for the presidency in 2016.

The Washington Post published earlier today a must-read Style section profile of the man who is inarguably America’s best senator.