The John McCain joke about "that old Beach Boys song - 'Bomb Iran' - Bomb, bomb, bomb, bomb, Iran" is chilling. It's on You Tube here.
I suppose we should be grateful for this insight into the mind of the man who could well be the next President of the US.
It just infuriates me that such bovine stupidity exists as an undercurrent in influential US circles.
It is all a long way from Winston Churchill's mantra: "To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war", which incidentally he uttered at a White House luncheon in 1954. We could do with Churchill's good sense in the White House today.