Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN) has just told America what is on her Christmas list.
While any beauty pageant winner will tell you, always ask for world peace, retiring-Representative Bachmann used the White House holiday party (WAR ON CHRISTMAS!) to ask President Obama to bomb Iran’s nuclear facilities.
Iran has stated time and again that its nuclear facilities are for energy only, and have even agreed to strict oversight from the UN.
Don’t try telling that to Representative Bachmann, though.
In an interview with the Washington Free Beacon, a Conservative news site, Representative Bachmann disclosed the nature of her conversation with the President.
I turned to the president and I said, something to the effect of, ‘Mr. President, you need to bomb the Iranian nuclear facilities, because if you don’t, Iran will have a nuclear weapon on your watch and the course of world history will change.’
And he got his condescending smile on his face and laughed at me and said, ‘Well Michele, it’s just not that easy.’ And I said to him, ‘No, Mr. President, you’re the president, it will happen on your watch, and you’ll have to answer to the world for this.’ And that was it and then I left. Merry Christmas.
According to the Beacon, even Bachmann’s family was against her approaching the President.
Despite the objections of her family members, who didn’t want to be embarrassed, Bachmann said she wanted to give some ‘substantive comments’ to the president. She waited until pictures were taken and her family walked off the stage.
As it stands, Iran is in negotiations with the United States, Germany, France, the U.K., Russia, and China. According to Secretary of State John Kerry, the negotiations seem likely to produce an agreement by February or March.
Additional sanctions, or doing something as stupid as bombing a nuclear facility, would destroy any chance of reaching an accord.
Bachmann, no doubt, is planning a run for the presidency. After eight years of war-mongering, the American public is exhausted from thoughtless foreign policy.
Representative Bachmann does bring up a good question, though.
Who would Jesus bomb on his birthday?