In the Arena


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In the Washington Post today, screw-loose wingnut extraordinaire John Bolton has a column in which he advocates an Israeli strike against Iran. This would be shocking, except that…

On June 26, Bolton had an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times in which he advocated bombing Iran. And, well, er…

On June 12, he had an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal in which he advocated bombing Iran.

One wonders which op-ed page editor will succumb to this dangerous and demented guy’s wiles next week.

update: For those seeking some sane commentary about Iran, here’s Roger Cohen–still there, incredibly.

update2: Max Boot just loves Bolton’s “analysis.”  Especially, Bolton’s public diplomacy gambit: we’re bombing you, but we’re not as bad as your government. That should work wonders.

update3: Spencer Ackerman has at the public diplomacy idiocy. Boom-shakalaka, indeed!