John McCain once again "jokes" about his desire to kill Iranians. And he’s not talking about the Iranian military or anything — he’s joking about killing Iranians.
I guess that’s good red meat for the conservative masses, but the targets of McCain’s blood lust "joke" are ordinary Iranian civilians.
I know it’s easy to think of Iran has some sandy backwater country with occupied by sandy backwater bedouins on camels, but it’s really not. Here are some people and places in Iran:
So when McCain "jokes" about bomb-bomb-bombing Iran, and killing Iranians, these are among the people he’s talking about. Remember that.
Yglesius writes: "If a major Iranian political leader were to repeatedly joke about bombing the United States and killing Americans, you can just imagine the shit-storm about how Iran isn’t a normal country with normal interests…."