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Saturday, August 10, 2019
Pompeo and Circumstance
It is obvious that Trump and his evil crew are itching to start a war with Iran - perhaps hoping for a Falklands effect. However, that only worked for Margaret Thatcher because she won the war she entered.
Being someone who neither studies history nor learns from it, it may have escaped Trump's notice that the Iran Hostage Crisis was the largest single reason why Jimmy Carter failed to win a second term as President. However, you can be sure the Iranian authorities haven't forgotten.