It's funny how many American conservatives have a Winston Churchill fetish. It makes sense I suppose. From colonialism to opposing women voting Churchill was usually wrong, but he got one big thing correct, once. Which puts him one up on most American conservatives. God forbid conservatives have any praise for the man who pretty much saved Britain's ass,
But nobody has a bigger Churchill woody than John Bolton and to be a modern Churchill there can be only one John Bolton solution, sh*t must blow up and it must blow up in one place, immediately!
August 17, 2010:
Bolton calls for Israel to strike Iran in the next eight days.
May 25, 2010:
The way to confront North Korea, is to bomb Iran!
March 2, 2009:
Don't talk to Iran, bomb them into regime change.
May 6, 2008:
Mr Bolton said that striking Iran would represent a major step towards victory in Iraq.
September 30, 2007:
Bolton calls for bombing of Iran
March 6, 2006:
John Bolton, has told British MPs that military action could bring Iran's nuclear programme to a halt
To be fair, Bolton, like Churchill, is not just a one trick exploding pony:
February 26, 2009:
John Bolton at CPAC: The Benefits of Nuking Chicago
(pic from here)
[cross-posted at Firedoglake]