The Conservative Iran Debate: Bombing or Assassination

Bill Scher

Two of the conservative movement’s most beloved intellectual leaders, Ann Coulter and Sean Hannity, had slightly differing takes on how to approach Iran, though both received jubilant applause by their respective standing-room-only audiences.

Coulter, in discussing the prospects for Rudy Giuliani yesterday afternoon, said:

My thesis is that right-wingers think that Rudy Giuliani would immediately bomb Iran, and so we kind of like that. But I’d like to get that in writing before you make him our presidential nominee.

Whereas Hannity this morning, in rejecting negotiations with Iran to end its nuclear program, offered:

The only discussion I want to have with him — I want to say, “Mr. Ahmadinejad, where are you going to be at 12 AM on Tuesday?”

From the people that brought you Iraq…

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