There was a reason I used the image below to illustrate my initial post about Sarah Palin and the End Times, back in September, 2008:
For a long time, since watching Dr. Strangelove and On the Beach and reading books like Red Alert, I've felt that fundamentalist religions and weapons of mass destruction do not mix. Any fundamentalist sect, whether it be in Pakistan, India, Israel, Iran, the USA or Russia, to name the most obvious. Unfortunately, fundamentalist sects are gaining more political leverage in all of the above countries. It does not bode well for a planet that can't even deal with peaceful uses of the power inherent in splitting the atom. Anyone who believes as does Palin that their Lord will return to Earth in their lifetime should be kept miles away from nuclear launch codes.
George Will, who is often wrong, is quite good sometimes, however, at stating the blindingly obvious: