Pandering as a character issue

A correspondent thinks I’ve missed the main point about both “obliterate Iran” and the gas tax holiday. For Clinton, who has run on being the grown-up, experienced policy wonk in the race, the willingness to talk complete nonsense when the situation is desperate not only contradicts her major claim to office, it raises serious questions about her character. Her behavior on those issues has, by contrast with the behavior of the Democratic candidate, profoundly un-Presidential.

“Experience,” it is said, “isn’t what happens to you; it’s what you make of what happens to you.” Which candidate looked “experienced” this week?