A note on the Amazon ads: I've chosen to display current events titles in the Amazon box. Unfortunately, Amazon appears to promote a disproportionate number of angry-left books. I have no power over it at this time. Rest assured, I'm still a conservative.
Friday, February 25, 2005 The hypothetical: So, Canada has decided that it wants no part of the United States' missile defense program.
So, let's say that North Korea's Kim Jong Il goes nuts and decides to launch one of his nukes at the United States. Let's say that they miss -- NORAD determines that the nuke will fall north of the border.
Does the United States try to shoot the thing down? Or do we just have to help with the resulting environmental and human disaster that follows?
let's say that North Korea's Kim Jong Il goes nutsKim Jong Il is nuts. The problem with Martin, and in general most Canadians, is that they have no political spine. When they have the choice between short-term expediency and long-term gain, expediency carries the day.
It's hard for many of us in the US to understand this way of thinking, but it's the kind of nuanced thinking that only certain US politicians from the minority party can claim.