This is exactly why I love John Bolton and one of the reasons I would have voted for him as president. He understands what makes the world safe and when it comes to spending levels, he believes we should invest more in defense because when we are at our strongest, the world is at it’s safest. Now don’t confuse that with nation building, which he is against. But when he’s said in the past that we need to get rid of the wasteful spending and then reinvest that money back in defense, he was serious. Because as he points out here, his philosophy is that America should never be in a fair fight, that we should instead always dominate.
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