Yes, John Bolton Really Is That Dangerous, read a headline from the New York Times. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) said he “can’t imagine a more reckless, more dangerous pick” in an interview for MSNBC. “U.S. War with North Korea and Iran More Likely With John Bolton Running National Security” read a Newsweek headline. “It’s time to panic now:
John Bolton’s appointment as Trump’s chief foreign policy advisor is terrifying. The appointment requires no Senate ratification, so effective responses are hard to find. However, there are plans for pushing back, and the stakes couldn’t be higher.