Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Still recovering from the 3hr flight delay and lack of wheelchair that I had requested at the plane when disembarking.
The situation in the near East is a powder keg ready to explode. Russia has threatened our planes over Syria and one of their fighter jets came within 5ft of the wingtip of an American recognizance plane over the Baltic. Putin continues to challenge us and the world. The danger is that it would take only a slight miscalculation to start another war.
North Korea’s treatment of the American student was criminal. Arrested and sentenced to 15 year of hard labor for taking a propaganda poster as a souvenir he was without doubt tortured and beaten to most likely cause cardiac arrest and brain anoxia to destroy so many brain cells.
There too, its adventurous leader may start a war if his position seems threatened.
And here at home who knows where the investigations will end up. Could be another Nixon episode.
For relief some political cartoons: