Re: Iran. Any sovereign nation that sees the United States as an “enemy” is a possible threat the United States.
That doesn’t mean we can’t try to bring them in out of the cold, but that doesn’t make them less dangerous.
It’s like dealing with venomous snakes. You still need to be careful.
Flynn’s weirdness made me nervous, but if he violated the Logan Act, or skirted violating it, and he might have, then he was vulnerable to Blackmail. And if he was, then had no business being where he was.
And his omission in briefing the VP is telling in this respect. if you have nothing to hide, then you don’t hide it.
So yes, it might be as prima facie dumb as prosecuting Al Capone for tax evasion. But it looks like the administration has made some miscalulations. Those have to be paid for. In blood. Just kidding. That’s way too creepy. They have to be paid for in political capital. Which usually involves somebody’s head on the block. Which is also a creepy expression. I’m going to quit while I’m a head.