In response to:

Leggo my 'Argo': Iran's unhealthy fixation on Ben Affleck

Milt37 Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 2:32 PM
Old doddering fools like Ron Paul and Pat Buchanan can prattle on all they want but it just doesn't work. When Washington warned us not to get entangled in foreign affairs, it took ships 1 to 3 months to cross the Atlantic. Even before WWII, we didn't Japan could launch the kind of attack they did on Pearl Harbor. Thanks to idiots like Paul and Buchanan, but then it was Charles Lindbergh, et. al. We all know Iran may not ever get the capability to launch a viable ICBM attack on America, but they don't have to. A few well placed EMP attacks from container ships, and the U.S. could be in the stone age. Spreading a deadly disease like Ebola (see Tom Clancy) through airports and shopping malls, and America is in big trouble.
Milt37 Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 2:38 PM
The only nice thing I can say about paleo-isolationists like Paul and Buchanan, is that since you're all so old, I wouldn't shed a tear if you dropped dead tomorrow. For all the young Paulistas, you're either too under educated to know history, or just too stupid to learn from it.

PARIS -- When Ben Affleck's "Argo" -- a film based on the true-life, CIA-assisted Canadian operation to rescue American diplomats during the Iranian hostage crisis in 1979 -- won the Oscar for Best Picture, all I could think about was how badly Iran blew a prime opportunity to keep quiet for once.

Iranian Culture Minister Mohammad Hosseini is so incensed with the portrayal of his country in "Argo" that the government is financing a film in response. Look, Canadians took issue with some "Argo" distortions, too -- mainly because, as former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has said, "90 percent of the...