Not one that needs include a nuclear bomb, but the metaphor is appropriate.
Change can happen. This country was born from a bloody, violent revolution. We needn't discard this idea; perhaps we need embrace its metaphor.
Maybe we all need to read Karl Marx. When I first read Marx for a history theory class, I told my professor that his writing really excited me. I felt inspired run out and buy a gun. He stared at me blankly.