I see we are suddenly pounding the war drums

All of a suddenly we face a Crisis. Be afraid! Be very afraid! Drudge is doing due diligence to gin things up.

 WAR DRUMS: KERRY WARNS IRAN ON BRINK... 'Challenging moment with great risks'... Obama 'not bluffing' over military threat... Netanyahu: 'Red line'... TOP GENERAL: Nuclear Iran will trigger arms race in Middle East... Kissinger: Nuke crisis close... Clock Runs...

Message:  Look at those Scary Swarthy People in a Picture of Unknown Origin and Context!  We must all panic about Iran now. We have a patriotic *duty* to panic about Iran and back Our President, the one who just last month was Hitler, Stalin, Mao and Pol Pot *put together*! But now the War Machine is ginning up again and so all that is forgotten and we must unite to throw more trillions we don’t have at another war of dubious provenance.  To doubt for one second that it is, yet again, 1938 is to take the part of Chamberlain at Munich before ADOLF HITLER!!!!

Mhm.   Speaking of Hitler:

“Naturally the common people don’t want war: Neither in Russia, nor in England, nor for that matter in Germany. That is understood. But, after all, it is the leaders of the country who determine the policy and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship. Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the peacemakers for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country.” – Hermann Goering

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