Nuclear #HairTrigger, Nuclear First Use

The “button” can morph into a perverse temptation for an unstable leader. In 1974, during his impeachment proceedings, President Richard M. Nixon said to reporters: “I can go into my office and pick up the telephone, and in 25 minutes, 70 million people will be dead.”   A Nuclear Meme   Worried about Nixon’s state … Continue reading Nuclear #HairTrigger, Nuclear First Use