British lord commits nuclear gaffe

In case you thought American lawmakers were the only politicians to make insane statements, a British lord chimes in with his own brand of crazy.

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During a discussion about nuclear disarmament last week, he suggested dropping a neutron bomb on Pakistan “to create cordons sanitaire along various borders where people are causing trouble,” according to The Huffington Post.

The U.S. designed the neutron bomb to kill human targets and leave buildings unharmed.

“Your Lordships may say that this is impractical, but nobody lives up in the mountains on the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan except for a few goats and a handful of people herding them,” Lord Gilbert said.

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