The number one most popular person, nearly unbelievably, in polling regarding the race for the White House, for the presidency in 2016 and he now said the following stupid thing:
Oh, yes he did:
Mr. Trump said he’s already conferred with a number of high-level active military officials and has put together a comprehensive strategy to defeat the Islamic State within his first one hundred days in office. “It starts with the deployment of four or five of our Ohio-class nuclear submarines to the Persian Gulf,” Trump said. “We’re going to hit them and we’re going to hit them hard. I’m talking about a surgical strike on these ISIS stronghold cities using Trident missiles.”
The Trident is a submarine-launched ballistic missile equipped with multiple independently targetable reentry vehicles, or MIRVs. With a payload of up to fourteen reentry vehicles, each carrying a 362-pound thermonuclear warhead with a yield of 100 kilotons, a single Trident has roughly seventy times the destructive power of the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki on August 9, 1945.
Not only is he willing to use nuclear weapons and on the Middle East but read that last sentence---"a single Trident (missile) has roughly seventy times the destructive power of the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki..."
Insane. Truly insane.
Not to be done there and certainly not to be outdone, The Donald also thinks it a good idea to have our military, our American soldiers, in the war theater, too:
So not only does he think he can rather willy-nilly bring about the use of nuclear warheads on the Middle East, on the planet, but that American soldiers should also be "on the ground" there, too, if---heaven forbid---he should be elected president.
To whom does any of this, any of it, make any sense?