Fandango’s Provocative Question #55

FPQWelcome once again to Fandango’s Provocative Question. Each week I will pose what I think is a provocative question for your consideration.

By provocative, I don’t mean a question that will cause annoyance or anger. Nor do I mean a question intended to arouse sexual desire or interest.

What I do mean is a question that is likely to get you to think, to be creative, and to provoke a response. Hopefully a positive response.

I was born shortly after World War II ended. I was a toddler during the Korean War. I was in high school during the Cuban Missile Crisis. I was in college during the Vietnam War. I was a working man during the Gulf War, the Iraq War, and the never ending Afghanistan War. Now I’m retired and it seems that we are on the precipice of war with Iran.

So my provocative question today is a three parter:

Do you feel that Donald Trump was justified in ordering a drone strike that resulted in the assassination of Qasem Soleimani, the commander of Iran’s elite Quds Force, in an airstrike in Baghdad last week?

Do you think Trump’s decision will lead America into a hot war with Iran?

Do you think Trump’s motives are political and self serving? 

Before you answer that last question, watch this video from The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.

If you choose to participate, write a post with your response to the question. Once you are done, tag your post with #FPQ and create a pingback to this post if you are on WordPress. Or you can simply include a link to your post in the comments. But remember to check to confirm that your pingback or your link shows up in the comments.

19 thoughts on “Fandango’s Provocative Question #55

  1. Marleen January 8, 2020 / 7:19 am

    He’s Nostradamus! (But speak’s ever so much more clearly; there’s no mistaking it.)

    Liked by 1 person

    • Marleen January 8, 2020 / 2:04 pm

      * speaks (no apostrophe)

      Liked by 1 person

  2. rugby843 January 8, 2020 / 9:28 am

    It’s T who is pathetic, along with his obvious jealousy combined with prejudice against a Obama. I can’t stand to even see T’s face. I think if he gets his way we’ll be in a war with no allies. His actions are illegal, against all the other thinking allies and treaties. How can people still support him? Where are their brains? Too frustrating for me.

    Sent from my iPad


    Liked by 2 people

    • Fandango January 8, 2020 / 11:26 am

      I can’t understand how ANYONE supports him and I’m disgusted by all of the Republicans in Congress who continue to stand by him. WTF?

      Liked by 1 person

  3. KC January 8, 2020 / 10:13 am

    I thought you’d get more comments/posts.
    This is my only comment 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Irene January 9, 2020 / 5:50 am

    I usually stay away from commenting on foreign politics (I am Canadian), but this is too bizarre to pass, so my answers are: No; Hope not; Yes, as he said it himself!

    Liked by 1 person

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