It seems Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson didn't want to leave poor old Lindsey Graham all alone out there as the only member of the United States Senate beating the war drums with Iran this Sunday. Here's to hoping his war mongering helps sink him if Russ Feingold decides to challenge him for his Senate seat.
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) preemptively dismissed the Obama administration’s effort to reach a negotiated deal that could contain Iran’s nuclear program on Sunday and instead suggested that the United States and Israel may need to take military action to prevent the Tehran regime from obtaining a nuclear weapon.
“We cannot allow them to have a nuclear weapon, if that means military action, that’s what we’ll end up taking,” Johnson said during an appearance on Fox News Sunday.
The Wisconsin senator characterized leaked details of the agreement — which would place strict controls and monitor Iran’s nuclear activities for at least 10 years — as a “bad deal” and blasted the administration for even pursuing the talks, which began after Iran agreed to freeze its nuclear program and roll back its stockpiles of enriched uranium. Johnson argued that the administration has already given up too much to the Iranians by acknowledging that it could have some enrichment capability and thus paved “the way for Iran to basically weaponize its nuclear program.” Read on...