Interesting stuff. I regret the lack of attention I've paid to this. There's just so much going on, and at the moment I don't have anything particularly interesting to say. My basic political prejudices go against escalation--I've yet to discern any sort of doable goal. But that's an unexamined sense. I need to dig a little more.
Anyway, this was interesting. They should have lost the other guest. I felt like she was a lot less clear.