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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Batons and fists

In Tuesday's New York Post, Ralph Peters attacks President Obama because Iran's entrenched interests
read Obama's meant-to-be-conciliatory remarks as a confession of weakness, a signal that the United States is at the end of its strategic rope.

The result was that the mullahs and state corporatists no longer saw a need to play pretend. Bush worried them. Obama doesn't. They judged, correctly, that Washington wouldn't so much as issue a tough-minded statement in response to this mockery of an election. And they were right.

For its part, the administration appears stunned, still unable to believe that its self-abasement toward the Middle East didn't inaugurate the Age of Aquarius.
But here's the money quote:
Every Basij (regime-thug) baton cracking a demonstrator's skull in Tehran is a -- distinctly clenched -- fist shoved in Obama's face.
Indeed it is. Read the whole thing.


At 12:05 PM, Blogger NormanF said...

Obama seems to think that he hasn't tried hard enough to convince the mullahs to agree to a rapprochement with America. Their answer has been to crush Iranians who want freedom.

Hopenchange, any one?


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