But the strong likelihood that Donald Trump will now choose John Bolton as his next national security advisor creates a prospect of war with Iran that is very real. Bolton is no ordinary neoconservative hawk. He has been obsessed for many years with going to war against the Islamic Republic, calling repeatedly for bombing Iran in his regular appearances on Fox News, without the slightest indication that he understands the consequences of such a policy.
‘His is not merely a rhetorical stance: Bolton actively conspired during his tenure as the Bush administration’s policymaker on Iran from 2002 through 2004 to establish the political conditions necessary for the administration to carry out military action…
‘Bolton’s high-profile advocacy of war with Iran is well known. What is not at all well known is that, when he was under secretary of state for arms control and international security, he executed a complex and devious strategy aimed at creating the justification for a U.S. attack on Iran. Bolton sought to convict the Islamic Republic in the court of international public opinion of having a covert nuclear weapons program using a combination of diplomatic pressure, crude propaganda, and fabricated evidence…’
Germany must be looking forward to finally being the good guys in a world war.
And, in reward for their devotion to this warmongering idiot, Christianists got a dose of Planned Parenthood funding betrayal with a side dish of Conscience Protection Act stab-in-the-back in the GOP budget.
If this lot gets their way, generations yet unborn will include curses against them in the Good Friday liturgy for what these criminals want to bring on the world.
Destroy this party in November and get rid of this pack of kooks before they kill millions.