The nuclear option

Believe it or not, this isn’t about judicial appointments. It’s about the bomb. Based on recent statements, it would appear that we haven’t had enough nuclear warfare.

  • Maj. Gen. Zhu Chenghu of China threatens to use nukes against the U.S. if we “intervene” in any conflict between China and Taiwan.
  • Rep. Tom Tancredo, R-Colo., “throws out the idea” of bombing Mecca in response to a nuclear terrorist attack within the U.S.

Is the doctrine of mutually assured destruction effective in negotiations with a madman?

Counting BBs

Suppose you wanted to show how many nuclear bombs the U.S. has. How would you do it so people would understand and be moved to action? Here’s one answer:

Ben’s BBs – TrueMajorityACTION

Whether or not you agree with the politics, it’s a powerful message.

This is the power of the net — the ability to craft a message beyond the soundbite and deliver it in a way most can understand it. TV and print ad sellers should be afraid…

Hat tip: BAGnewsNotes.