I am nothing if not diverse. From this morning’s newspaper:
Thursday’s announcement is driven by the Pentagon’s Nuclear Posture Review. The 2002 report concludes that nuclear weapons will be with us for the foreseeable future “to deter a wide range of threats, including (weapons of mass destruction) and large-scale conventional military force.”
The current U.S. arsenal— some 5,500 bombs and warheads— is primarily intended to deter Russia’s large nuclear arsenal, according to Daryl Kimball, executive director of the Arms Control Association.
In other words, “The Partridge Family” was about as un-Hendrix, as un-counter-culture as it’s possible to be when you’re surrounded by guitar amps.
“It wasn’t deep political,” Cassidy said in a telephone interview. “It wasn’t heavy.”