"If we re-elect Barack Obama, Iran will have a nuclear weapon," Mitt Romney declared in a foreign policy debate in South Carolina sponsored by CBS News and National Journal. "If you elect me as president, Iran will not have a nuclear weapon."
Too late jackass.
Look, for those who are ignorant of the facts, here they are:
The question is not whether Iran can acquire a nuclear weapon. They most-certainly can if they really want to. We have little or nothing we can do to stop it should they be determined to succeed, other than bombing the hell out of the nation on a pretty-much continual basis, occupying it, or otherwise installing a puppet government that does what we want.
We've tried all of those options before in the general sense, haven't we? How has it worked out, may I ask?
Is this a real issue? Well, maybe, but not as Mitt framed it and definitely not as he's trying to sell it.
This much I'll tell you right now: Mitt's projectile vomiting on this subject is exactly the same sort of crap that was run with the "Daisy" ad. You know, this one.
I can see we're not beyond this sort of crap.
But we should be.
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