Did McCain's campaign advisers, Kissinger chief among them, advise a "suspension" as a way to rupture the narrative and start all over? Did they intend it as the "clean break" from path dependence the neocons had hoped for Israel--to side-step history by simply "tuning out and turning on" to their myth-jacking lies?
These people believe in the Great Cosmic Machine, with themselves as the masters, of course. They believe they have a god-given right to dominate the rest of us. Not govern, not shepherd: dominate. And that's what makes their actions monstrous, as Prof. Samantha Power tried to convey about Clinton's blatant fear-mongering in the primaries.