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August 04, 2009

It's Not Meddling if You're Opposing Democracy and Freedom: Gibbs Prounounces Ahmadinejad the "Elected Leader" of Iran

(Headline corrected.)

Why?

The answer is sickening.


Iran's mulling on whether to prosecute three American tourists who wandered over the border for espionage, by the way.


As I've written before, Obama needs the Mullahs more than they need him.

Obama's strategy is not to disarm Iran -- he know he can't achieve that, at least not through any means (such as airstrikes and/or blockade) he's willing to contemplate.

What he needs from the Mullahs is a fig leaf, a pretext, a false hope which he will use to justify his own lack of action as the mullahs get closer to their nuke.

This policy is not motivated by any real desire to advance American interests, but to advance Obama's interests as he fails to act in the American interest.

And thus he needs to the Mullahs to oblige him by chatting pointlessly with him.

But the mullahs don't need that themselves. They know who Obama is, and they know they have the green light for the bomb. They will only do Obama this service if paid off for it... such as by the administration being the first in the Western civilized word to recognize Ahmadinejad as a legitimately elected leader.



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