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Only Bernie Sanders has taken a principled position on nuclear weapons

USA election 2016The new nuclear arms race , LA Times, 3 Apr 16 Doyle McManus Contact Reporter

“………Sen. Bernie Sanders has said he thinks the modernization plan is a waste of money. Hillary Clinton has suggested that she’s worried about the cost, but hasn’t taken a firm position. Sen. Ted Cruz has said he wants to spend more money on defense, including nuclear weapons.

And Donald Trump? When conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt asked Trump for his position on the nuclear triad last year, the businessman was flummoxed.

“For me, nuclear is just the power,” Trump replied. “The devastation is very important to me.”

We deserve better answers. It’s a matter of survival.

doyle.mcmanus@latimes.com     http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-0403-mcmanus-nuclear-danger-20160403-column.html

April 4, 2016 - Posted by | USA elections 2016

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