What was that saying that Bush totally bungled? “Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me”. Well, it’s going to be tested. We’ve seen the start of it already. And one of the sources for this story is a Republican who calls this attempt to start a war with Iran “Lunacy”.
If there were a threat level on the possibility of war with Iran, it might have just gone up to orange. Barnett Rubin, the highly respected Afghanistan expert at New York University, has written an account of a conversation with a friend who has connections to someone at a neoconservative institution in Washington. Rubin canâ€™t confirm his friendâ€™s story; neither can I. But itâ€™s worth a heads-up
Now is the time, it appears, for the church to stand up and say , in effect, “don’t even think about it”.