And when the nuts are not restrained, you get the Hitlers, the Stalins, the Saddams, mass murderers and worse.
The real question is whether he and the nation will realize what his weakness has wrought in time for the next election. And for America to Repent from such ilk.
Obama is LOVING this! He's probably hoping that Alaska be hit first and hopefully just before the 2014 elections so that he can blame the Republican controlled House for forcing him to cut the military thus opening us up for the attack.
But there will be no US response yet. He'll drag it out and enter the war with NK sometime in the summer just before his re-election in 2016. After all, this would not be a good time to actually try to change administrations.
With Obama it's ALL politics.