Friday, February 27, 2009

"...and gosh darn it, domestic reactionary insurgents like me.'

"...And Gosh Darn It, I'm Not A Neocon."

Mother Jones

Bolton: "(Obama) said during the campaign he thought Iran was a tiny threat. Tiny, tiny depending on how many nuclear weapons they are ultimately able to deliver on target. Its, uh, its tiny compared to the Soviet Union, but is the loss of one American city" – here Bolton shrugged his shoulders impishly – "pick one at random – Chicago – is that a tiny threat?"

Bolton wasn't the only one who thought this was funny. The room erupted in laughter and applause.

Isn't it interesting that those who claim to be the most assiduously patriotic are also those who find amusing the thought of an American city (or should I say, another American city) destroyed, the better to validate their fearful ideology?

What's that river in Egypt again?



Randal Graves said...

Chicago doesn't count, nor does New Orleans or San Francisco or any other enclave.

Now, if Pig's Knuckle, Oklahoma were to get nuked, well then.

darkblack said...

Pig's Knuckle? Where old canning jars go to die? Where unattended tire swings are the primary source of spare road rubber? The home of the naughty knotty pine on the wind-scoured prairie? Quite right, Randal, we must endeavor to save this vestige of untrammeled Americana from the depredations of filthy liberals.


Michael Hart said...

Serious dickatude. Obama reeeeaally said ". . .tiny country" not "tiny threat."
But I wouldn't expect an audience of inebriated wingnut frat boys to be any more adept at sorting details like that than Bolt-on is.

Can't wait until fate takes him to Chicago.

darkblack said...

He's what, 5'9" or so? If he lost ten inches today, it wouldn't make a bit of difference, M. Hart.