Rick Perry’s Astonishingly Wrong Answer on Pakistan

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Over at Battleland, Mark Thompson, maestro of all military matters, marvels at the Texas governor’s response to last night’s debate question on what he would do if Pakistan’s nukes fell into the hands of the Taliban:

This guy flew planes for the Air Force? He wants to be President? His baffling, incomprehensible non-answer is akin to what Winston Churchill said of Russia: it’s a riddle in a mystery inside an enigma. Apparently, the only way to keep Pakistan’s nukes out of Taliban hands is to sell them upgraded Texas-built F-16 jet fighters. Alas — Pakistan already has Texas-built F-16 fighters, and they’ve been upgraded — see here, here, here, and here.