Voices for war in the US have privileged access to the media, with outlets like the New York Times, NPR and PBS providing a veneer of understated, urbane legitimacy to the more populist, shrill expressions of militarism found elsewhere. Journalists and foreign policy analysts perpetually reference a non-existent nuclear weapons program, subject only to subsequent, tepid criticisms buried within newspapers and websites.
It really does seem that the war pigs want a jolly little war with Iran. I mean, what could go wrong with that?
Why is the US so belligerent, always wanting more wars? Could it be we have an economy based on war?