Bolton: the ‘Stache rocks CPAC

Posted by: Phineas on February 12, 2011 at 9:09 pm

**Posted by Phineas

Foreign affairs and national security issues are my primary interest*, so I was glad to see they got some extended attention at this weekend’s Conservative Political Action Conference in DC, which has mostly (and understandably) focused on domestic policy issues. I was even happier that the speaker was John Bolton (and his mustache), who is not shy about insisting that the primary duty of the federal government in foreign affairs is to defend American interests, not to be a team player in the Club for Transnational Statists. He is a very, very sharp observer of foreign affairs and what they mean for the United States. Click on the image below to watch his speech, courtesy of The Right Scoop. At 25 minutes, it’s worth every second:

Let’s just say I’m in 99% agreement with The ‘Stache.

John Bolton is considering running for president in the next election, in order to make sure national security issues are brought before the public. To be honest, I don’t think he’ll get out of Iowa, but I do think he’d make a fine National Security Adviser for President Palin.

PS: I wonder if ST was at this speech?

*Though I often get distracted. I really need to get back to covering them more.

(Crossposted at Public Secrets)

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  1. Chris in NC says:

    I dunno. I think he’d have a good chance. He is very much liked in the conservative and grass roots circles.

  2. Tango says:

    ….I have long been an admirer of Mr Bolton. Hope he does run in 2012.