Via Chait, the Heritage Foundation:
“It is time that the American people had their say on this treaty,” Heritage Action CEO Michael A. Needham said. “For too long, this has been an inside-the-beltway debate dominated by special interests and those who seek to curry favor with the international community. This petition drive will allow us to change that dynamic.”
He’s talking about New START. But, yes, by all means, let’s kick those money-grubbing special interests out of the nuclear disarmament game and seek the folksy wisdom of the American public about the complex issue of bilateral nuclear reduction.