I previously wrote about Governor Palin’s messianic ideology that centers around religion. Anyone who has watched her speeches as governor must by know acknowledge what she wants to do. Her views is of a branch of Christianity in the U.S. that believes in using the United States as a tool to bring their kingdom of heaven to earth. So, I was not surprised that Governor Palin, when interviewed by Charles Gibson (see here), expressed her opinion that we should go to war with Russia over some democracies that are currently near Russia. It is not really about whether those countries are democratic or not. But it is about the loss of opportunities to proselyte.
As others have been commenting around the Net, a war against Russia will certainly be beyond the capacity of this country, unless she is talking about using the nuclear option. A war against Russia will mean the re-introduction of the draft and, basically, use Europe as the battleground. Now, will our continental friends in NATO be willing to go along this kind of adventure? Most likely not. It will be a war that will certainly destroy us.
So beware of the pipe piper. Lets not be children of a messianic ideology. Can we afford such a person who is may be a heartbeat away from being a president?
[Update – See Matt Damon’s take]
Matt, well, I am going to republish one of Governor Palin’s speeches.