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Meet Your New Warmongery Overlords

November 16, 2014

Come Home America

A brief overview of the U.S. Senate’s incoming freshman class’ foreign policy views is not pretty. Even those newly elected senators who seem to indicate some skepticism of foreign military intervention and a willingness to cut military spending couch their views in vague, cloudy terms. They also appear to be holding themselves to such contradictory standards as to render any kind of anti-interventionist sentiments they may espouse completely meaningless.

Take Republican Senator-elect Steve Daines of Montana, for example. He has taken some positions that may make the anti-warrior and civil libertarian take some heart, as they promise at least a dim hope for a thin ray of light in an otherwise dark time.

While serving as a U.S. representative, Daines demonstrated strong support for Sen. Rand Paul’s filibuster to get a straight answer from the U.S. Justice Department on the targeting of U.S. citizens with armed drones. He has also…

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