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Barbara Kelly: Suggests a tweeting ‘Dr. Strangelove’


Tuesday, April 18, 2017

 

“What me worry?” is not a reasonable response when within the space of about 24 hours the news is 1) that our country has just dropped the biggest (non-nuclear) bomb ever and 2) that we are deploying warships to the sea bordering an enemy country.

And whether or not our army is the best, the very best, I did not find our president’s subsequent enthusiasm reassuring.

I would like to direct a question to readers who remember the movie “Dr. Strangelove.” Might an updated version of the film merely require that instead of whooping and waving his hat, the cowboy be tweeting?

Barbara Kelly

Amherst