Foreign Policy and Jon Stewart (in Links)


AdminTitan January 27 2012 7:21 AM EST


(Sorry About the Quality)

Hey look, Jon Stewart understands foreign policy better than 90% of the republican candidates. Only the first three minutes is relevant, the last five is funny; but not really about foreign policy.

QBRanger January 27 2012 9:10 AM EST

I only watched the first 4 minutes.

I disagree completely.

Stewart has no idea about Iran's motives. They stated numerous times that they want to wipe Israel off the map. For them it is not self-preservation. It is full out aggression. And I also disagree with his thinking we will not know if they give a bomb to terrorists. There are nukes small enough to fit in a suitcase. Iran may not have it now, but given time....

I do like his KSM theory. Reanimate him every year for the Super Bowl halftime show. Utter genius.

QBsutekh137 January 27 2012 11:50 PM EST

I think JS has good points... He's right about the "tale it to the limit" thinking -- what are we going to do when a nuclear weapon is as simple as printing it out from Pirate Bay and securing enough fissile materials to make it work (I am sure Iran can already do the latter)?

I guess we...overthrow every gov't that isn't ours? Write SOPA and PIPA laws concerning 3D printers that can print nuclear bombs?

Stewart's point isn't about what can or can't be DONE. What CAN be done will be disastrous at some point (if not already). For everyone. At that point we have to focus on what MAYN'T be done. We have to have relations with folks where we all understand we just don't press that Big Red Button.

Sounds correct to me. I was more surprised at how even-keel O'Reilly sounded. Is he getting softer in his older age? He actually let Jon speak? Some of Jon's sentences were entirely UNINTERRUPTED!

QBRanger January 28 2012 1:01 AM EST

We have to have relations with folks where we all understand we just don't press that Big Red Button.

Where do you have rational relations with someone who stated the Holocaust never happened and he wants to wipe Israel off the map.

Iran is not the same as if Australia stated they wanted to do nuclear research.

Iran is a terrorist state that have many times stated they want to eliminate people and cause war.

Every option needs to be available to stop them from getting a nuclear weapon.

Stewart is foolish in his assessment of the middle east. There are extremists.

AdminTitan January 28 2012 7:17 PM EST

Sounds correct to me. I was more surprised at how even-keel O'Reilly sounded. Is he getting softer in his older age? He actually let Jon speak? Some of Jon's sentences were entirely UNINTERRUPTED!

I think the two of them have a pretty good relationship, which is why you didn't just see him rail him.

AdminTitan January 28 2012 7:19 PM EST

Stewart is foolish in his assessment of the middle east.

It's foolish to say that all of the middle east are terrorists.

QBRanger January 28 2012 7:41 PM EST

It's foolish to say that all of the middle east are terrorists.

And it is even more foolish to put those words in my mouth.

We are typing about Iran and Iran only. Ruled by a class of people bent on destroying another.
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