Arms Treaty Nonsense

The New York Times editorial "The Next Treaties" contains two statements of mind-numbing stupidity:First: "The United States and Russia...cannot credibly argue for restraining the nuclear ambitions of Iran, North Korea and other wannabes unless they keep working to bring their own numbers down."This argument is widely circulated among Democrats, nuclear freeze activists, and other idiots, despite the fact that it is absurd.  Does anyone seriously imagine Kim Jong Il or Ahmadinejad abandoning their nuclear programs because of the START treaty?  The logic behind this thinking is that if you believe that the United States is simply one country of many, no more exceptional, probably worse than the rest -- as our President seems to -- then who are we to expect Iran and North Korea to give up their nuclear weapons if we don't first give up ours?Second: "One of their most urgent tasks is slashing -- or better, doing away with -- their tactical nuclear...(Read Full Post)