Things can get worse

Jerry Marsh
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Just when you expected things to get worse; they do. March 22, 2018, Donald Trump announced the dismissal of H. R. McMaster as National Security Advisor to be replaced by John Bolton on April 9, 2018. The specter of this appointment has been looming for several weeks. Expect Mr. Bolton to be the consummate Yes-Man in support of Trump’s most dangerous moves.

Anyone looking forward to going to war in the Middle East and North Korea will be thankful for this appointment. There are few in the country more hawkish than Mr. Bolton. He wrote recently, “It is perfectly legitimate for the United States to respond to the current ‘necessity’ posed by North Korea’s nuclear weapons by striking first.” For readers with a taste for nuclear war, Mr. Bolton is your man.

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