It’s always hard to know what Joe Biden is talking about, even I think for Joe himself. At a Democratic fund-raiser Sunday, he suggested that America’s enemies will try to take advantage of Obama if and when he becomes president. Why hell that just has to give you confidence.
“Mark my words. It will not be six months before the world tests Obama like they did John Kennedy. We’re going to have an international crisis, a generated crisis, to test the mettle of this guy.”
Hopefully, Joe has just stuffed up as badly as usual on some sort of attempt to make people think he is VP nominee for Barack F Kennedbama. Problem is Kennedy had been tested in WW2 and was ready to face a challenge, and was up to it. We should probably elect McCain, who the world knows will take a stand without having to run dangerous tests.
Interestingly Haaretz news is claiming that Iran is getting ideas of doing it big time.
HT, Dr. Sanity.
Senior Tehran officials are recommending a preemptive strike against Israel to prevent an Israeli attack on Iran's nuclear reactors, a senior Islamic Republic official told foreign diplomats two weeks ago in London.
The official, Dr. Seyed G. Safavi, said recent threats by Israeli authorities strengthened this position, but that as of yet, a preemptive strike has not been integrated into Iranian policy.
Safavi is head of the Research Institute of Strategic Studies in Tehran, and an adviser to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. The institute is directly affiliated with Khamenei's office and with the Revolutionary Guards, and advises both on foreign policy issues.
Safavi is also the brother of Yahya Rahim Safavi, who was the head of the Revolutionary Guards until a year ago and now is an adviser to Khamenei, and holds significant influence on security matters in the Iranian government.