Chickenhawks: Doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result
Speaking to an audience at the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention in Pittsburgh, President Obama said:
“Some of the same politicians and pundits that are so quick to reject the possibility of a diplomatic solution to Iran's nuclear program are the same folks who were so quick to go to war in Iraq and said it would take a few months. We know the consequences of that choice, and what it cost us in blood and treasure. So I believe there's a smarter, more responsible way to protect our national security.”
“Instead of rushing into another conflict, I believe that sending our sons and daughters into harm’s way must always be a last resort, and that before we put their lives on the line we should exhaust every alternative.”
But, I heard on Fox News that most members of ISIS are from Iran. And Rush Limbaugh said the Benghazi terrorist attack was carried out by Iranians. Now, if we stage a pre-emptive military strike against Iran, our soldiers will be greeted as liberators; they'll be showered with candy and ice cream by throngs of grateful Iranians...