From the Flying Nun to Maria Von Trapp, nuns have always been just a bit more badass than the average ascetic.
And the newest contender for “Naughtiest Nun”–apologies to your teenage sister’s slutty Halloween costume–is 83-year-old Megan Rice. This Wednesday, the Roman Catholic Nun was convicted of defacing a Tennessee nuclear weapons facility, along with Read More
It’s a thought that ought to disturb the sleep of every decent person: The bloodthirsty haters in Iran armed with nuclear weapons and, let’s be clear about this, ready to use those weapons at any moment, against any number of its many enemies.
The prospect is real, and is simply intolerable. Or so you’d think. But some commentators are going wobbly, as Margaret Thatcher might say. Bill Keller of The New York Times spoke not just for himself but for other accommodationists the other day when he wrote a long piece that concluded, in essence, that Tehran is going to get nuclear weapons no matter what we do. So we need to figure out how to live with his unavoidable reality.
It’s hard to know where to start, except to say that no Israeli should expect to live very long if Iran gets nuclear weapons, since it is the express desire of Iran’s leaders to wipe the Jewish state and its inhabitants off the map.