Let's challenge both presidential nominees to place the problem of reducing the risk of accidental nuclear war on their agendas. Because while "the odds are low," the costs of a catastrophe would be unimaginably high.
Sounds like something written in 1960, doesn't it? A Cold War nightmare, the kind of thing I was so glad to let go of in 1989 that it felt like waking from a nightmare. It's not. It's current events. May the receeding chill not turn out to be an Indian summer.