You read it here first, kids. That's right, this is the brand-spanking new Fox News Soon-to-Be Meme O'the Week.
First they laced KT McFarland's coffee with acid, and then they put her on TV with Stuart Varney to wax nostalgic about Ronnie Raygun and how he saved our military from mean old austerian Jimmy Carter.
The conversation begins with McFarland's frustration over the sequester. As if defense didn't somehow manage to dodge the deepest of the cuts.
As we all know, the sequester was intended to force an actual bipartisan agreement on the budget. Instead, Republicans chose to opt out of actual governing in favor of letting the autotrigger go off on everyone. What did they have to lose, after all, with Fox News watching their backs to lie about whose fault it was.
This is all old-hat, stock Fox News propaganda. Nothing to see here. Until the end, where they dropped the trial balloon like a lead-filled bomb.
MCFARLAND: They're not straight at all and he's got the senior military leadership that's issuing all these sort of cautionary statements that we're not succeeding, we may need combat forces.
If the president has this mission where he says we're going to degrade and defeat ISIS, he's not giving the military the equipment and the wherewithal to do that. He needs to change the mission.
My guess is he's going to, after the election, which is all this is about is getting through the election, is after the election, he's going to have three options. We either say we bombed everything. It's a success. We're coming home. Or he's going to say we're going to send tens of thousands of combat forces.
Or, I think the more likely, he's going to partner with Iran and he's going to say, you know, you, the pro-Iranian, Iraqi army, the Shiite militias,we're all going to work together to get rid of ISIS and Iran will have a price tag on that, and that will be nuclear weapons.
VARNEY: You don't approve of any of this, do you?
MCFARLAND: I think it's a complete disaster and it's only going to get worse and America's word is worth nothing and our military forces are in jeopardy and the president, what is he doing? Cutting the benefits, cutting the size of the military, while he sends them over to Ebola epidemics in Africa.
That's right, folks. After spending years on delicate negotiations and heavy sanctions on Iran to keep them from developing nuclear weapons, KT McFarland actually thinks the most likely scenario is that President Obama will sign over a few nukes in exchange for their participation in the eradication of ISIS.
I guarantee you we'll hear about this on the Sunday shows not long from now, because they are completely desperate to gin up their base and get them out to vote.
Obama Derangement Syndrome has now been launched into Outer Wingnuttia. Hold onto your seats, it's going to be a wild ride!