Lindsey Graham’s Desperation
A RINO in search of a war
(AntiWar.com) -- by Justin Raimondo --
Just in terms of style, has there ever been a more obsequious opportunist than Sen. Lindsey Graham, Republican of South Carolina? Here is somebody who voted for the bank bailouts, the confirmation of two liberal Supreme Court nominees, national ID cards, amnesty for “illegals”, and is known and loved by the liberal media for his penchant for “reaching across the aisle” – in short, a RINO – now trying to save his own neck in the midst of a conservative upsurge. How is he doing it? By warmongering, of course.
In front of an international audience at a security conference in Halifax, Canada, Graham declared that it’s time to go to war with Iran:
"So my view of military force would be not to just neutralize their nuclear program, which are probably dispersed and hardened, but to sink their navy, destroy their air force and deliver a decisive blow to the Revolutionary Guard. In other words, neuter that regime.”
No record of whether or not he was frothing at the mouth. Poor Lindsey: amid escalating rumors that the staunchly anti-gay Senator is himself “a little too light in the loafers,” as state Democratic Party Chair Dick Harpootlian put it, Graham is trying to go all macho on us, but will it work? And just how realistic is his war plan? The US military – in the midst of two wars, and a third one in the making – is hardly in a position to implement Commander Graham’s orders. After all, if he and his fellow GOP Senators don’t vote to raise the national debt limit next year, our warships may stop en route to the battlefield – because the nation’s out of gas, and ready cash...MORE...LINK
Compensating for being "light in the loafers"? Neocon Lindsey Graham talks tough about going to war with Iran