RUSH: Rick in Elkhart, Indiana. Thank you, sir, for waiting.
CALLER: Not a problem. Mega dittos from fly-over country.
RUSH: Thank you, sir.
CALLER: Hey, I was just kind of curious what you think about the Iranians ‘detaining’ those British sailors and their Marines?
RUSH: It’s no big deal. The Iranians are no threat to anybody. It’s just a little skirmish out there. The Iranians are just trying to protect their sovereignty out there. The whole world is aligned against them and is trying to destroy them. You can’t blame ’em. They see 15 Marines from the UK and say, ‘My gosh! These guys could wipe out our country,’ and they take ’em. This is a classic illustration of how we don’t understand the peace-loving nature of the Iranians. Look, this is the
CALLER: Weren’t the Iranians just coming to the rescue of an Iranian vessel detained in Iraqi waters?
RUSH: The Iranians rescued themselves?
CALLER: My understanding, from what I had been hearing, is the Iranians had a cargo ship that was detained and being inspected by the British.
RUSH: Oh, the British.
RUSH: And so this is retaliation, you think?
CALLER: Who knows?
RUSH: Oh, it could be. I did not know that. I did not know that the British had detained an Iranian cargo ship. Did they board it?
CALLER: I believe they were inspecting it, from my understanding.
RUSH: ‘Inspecting it.’ Well, this should teach the British a lesson! You know, to keep their hands and feet off these peace-loving people’s ships.
RUSH: We gotta get our minds right about it. Everybody knows the threat in this world is the United States of America. Iranians are