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May 21, 2008

Obama's Nuanced Position on Ahmadinejad Nuances to the Point of Incoherence; Calls Question Yet Another "Distraction" the MSM Mustn't Bother Itself With

No preconditions, but there will be "preparations."

He's reversed himself on meeting with Ahmadinejad (maybe), but will meet with "leadership" which may or may not include him.

He's unwilling to say what he's willing to concede to Iran.

He's also unwilling to explain how his plan of diplomacy without threat of force will do any better than Bush's six year strategy of diplomacy with threat of force. Gee, maybe it was just that big meanie Bush's threat of force that made Iran so darn unreasonable. They felt bullied, you see.

And, whatever his current position may (or may not) eventually turn out to be, you shouldn't question him too closely on any of this, because it all is, yes, once again a "distraction" from the things we should be talking about, which is to say, those issues for which Obama can offer gauzy generalities which have been focus-grouped to offend no one because they mean nothing.


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