Iran to negotiate with US?

posted at 6:31 pm on October 20, 2012 by Jazz Shaw

Before we get to the inevitable, let’s just get the major news out of the way, shall we? (Though I’ll simply mention that the link in question comes from the New York Times.)

The United States and Iran have agreed for the first time to one-on-one negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, according to Obama administration officials, setting the stage for what could be a last-ditch diplomatic effort to avert a military strike on Iran.

Iranian officials have insisted that the talks wait until after the presidential election, a senior administration official said, telling their American counterparts that they want to know which American president they would be negotiating with.

News of the agreement — a result of intense, secret exchanges between American and Iranian officials that date almost to the beginning of President Obama’s term — comes at a critical moment in the presidential contest, just two weeks before Election Day and a day before the final debate, which is to focus on national security and foreign policy.

I feel duty bound, as an American, to say that we should all hope that this startling revelation represents a long awaited, overdue breakthrough in relations with Tehran. And if Iran is ready to come to the table to calm the tensions running rampant in that part of the world, we should all embrace…

OK…. that’s all I could manage.

COME ON! It’s less than three weeks before the election and barely 24 hours before the foreign policy debate between the candidates. Are we supposed to be finding this just a happy circumstance?

The interesting bit here is the notion that there could be unilateral negotiations between the United States and Iran. This opens the door to any number of possibilities, not all of which are good. Why would Iran want to enter into negotiations which didn’t involve France and Germany, long time clients who might provide a bit of a firewall?

To be clear, I’m not claiming that this is some sort of “October surprise” cooked up by the Obama administration. I don’t even know if that would be possible. But the flip side of that coin is that we all know Iran watches the news in general and US politics in particular. If you were in charge of their already troubled nation, would you want to spend the next four years talking to Obama or dealing with Mitt Romney? Putting an offer like this on the table actually gives Iran a number of options. They can always walk away from them, just as they have done in the past. Plus, if they can hand the President a new arrow in his quiver for the foreign policy debate – “Hey! Look at what I’m doing with Iran already! – then they create their own opportunity to influence the US election is a way which might prove beneficial to them down the road.

Far too soon to tell, and I’ll wait with the rest of you to see what Ed and AP have to say on this, but the entire story seems a bit too… er… how did Joe Weisenthal put it on Twitter?

So this seems like nice timing.

Indeed it does.


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Gloria Alredd got anything to do with it? Seems we have “October Surpises” competing from all directions…

Tim Zank on October 20, 2012 at 6:34 PM

Bishop. (That’s better tha b*******.)

davidk on October 20, 2012 at 6:35 PM

I guess there were a precondition for negotiating with Iran after all: Obama’s impending electoral defeat.

steebo77 on October 20, 2012 at 6:35 PM

*was

steebo77 on October 20, 2012 at 6:35 PM

Well, I can just see the ads in Ohio now…

Wethal on October 20, 2012 at 6:36 PM

Good Play on Iran’s part…throw Obama a “bone.” It makes them hesitant to back any further sanctions or Israeli attack…after all “negotiations” are under way. Costs Iran NOTHING…

Barack loses…that’s OK, because there are “negotiations” under way, so Mitt won’t do anything until they “Fail.”

Further, this breaks the comity between the UN partners…the US is talking to Iran…well why not the Eu or Russia or the PRC…and what if they “broker” a deal…so it splits the opposition.

All-in-all, this is GREAT move by Iran, with little cost and a whole lot of “upside.”

JFKY on October 20, 2012 at 6:36 PM

For one, I don’t trust Iran. For two, I don’t trust Obama.

Other than that … .

davidk on October 20, 2012 at 6:36 PM

Another desperate Pantload maneuver. Iran has no intention of curtailing their nuclear development and a nice chat while easing sanctions is the epitome of stupid. Pantload just wants to make the case at the debate that Romney hasn’t any better ideas. The thing is, Pantloads’ idea is truly absurd.

Slainte on October 20, 2012 at 6:36 PM

Squishy negotions work !!
A strong stand, doesn’t !
Got that ??
/

Could this be MORE, um, transparent ???

pambi on October 20, 2012 at 6:37 PM

Because the “reset” with Russia went so well.

Wethal on October 20, 2012 at 6:37 PM

Like I said in the Headlines, Iran knows Obama is out. There is no harm in negotiating and stonewalling for 3 months, then doing an about-face in February 2013.

nitzsche on October 20, 2012 at 6:37 PM

It helps to have Muslims in high places when in a pinch.

avagreen on October 20, 2012 at 6:37 PM

And if Iran is ready to come to the table to calm the tensions running rampant in that part of the world, we should all embrace…

OK…. that’s all I could manage.

COME ON! It’s less than three weeks before the election and barely 24 hours before the foreign policy debate between the candidates. Are we supposed to be finding this just a happy circumstance?

These are not the droids you are looking for. =P

Stoic Patriot on October 20, 2012 at 6:37 PM

For one, I don’t trust Iran. For two, I don’t trust Obama.

What, not trust Obama? Say, you’re a racist, aren’t you?

JFKY on October 20, 2012 at 6:37 PM

Lemme see … Delicate negotions underway, therefore Iran is off the table for tomorrow’s debate ?
Hmmmmmmm

pambi on October 20, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Iran to negotiate with US?

…well sure!
Iran will scrap it’s nuke program completely!…for 3 weeks

KOOLAID2 on October 20, 2012 at 6:40 PM

Iran isn’t stupid.

Obama is weak & desperate. If there’s ever a time for them to extract the maximum concessions from Bamster, it’s now.

Obama’s choices are – give Iran the concessions it wants (and he claims ‘victory’ for his foreign policy) or Iran walks out before the election (with some particularly choice words) and throws the election to Romney.

BD57 on October 20, 2012 at 6:41 PM

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2012/10/14/andrew-sullivan-mitt-romney-if-elected-going-launch-new-global-war

Watch this 20 second clip of two liberal morons and what you can expect from the Sunday shows tomorrow I’d bet. It’s about 20 seconds.

Deja Vu, it’s 1980 all over again!!

Marcus on October 20, 2012 at 6:41 PM

Anything to get the focus off Benghazi.

Wethal on October 20, 2012 at 6:41 PM

Obama told them he’d have a lot more latitude after the election.

29Victor on October 20, 2012 at 6:41 PM

The interesting bit here is the notion that there could be unilateral negotiations between the United States and Iran.

No, of course the can be unilateral negotions. Especially under Obama.

Bilateral negotiations, not so much.

RINO in Name Only on October 20, 2012 at 6:42 PM

Obama Get’s Suckered Again! The desperation of the Failure-in-chief, forces him to grasp for this ever more transparent, straw! The same routine AchmaGenocide has played on the others who tried this pointless exercise of listening to Iranian Taqquiya! You know, the sycophant brigade will be lauding the Failure-in-chiefs great accomplishment of, after 4 yrs, finally talking to a Murdering Monster and expecting to get anything accomplished, like I expect to be elected King Of England! The way you put a stop to this stupidity, is to humiliate the Obama Enemy media, that’s feeding this line of BS, as if it actually meant something other than AchmaGenocide, buying more time to finish Iran’s Nuclear Bombs! Here’s how to beat them at their own game: http://paratisiusa.blogspot.com/2012/09/an-open-letter-to-those-who-should-know.html?spref=tw

God Bless America!

paratisi on October 20, 2012 at 6:42 PM

Here’s the script.

Iran agrees to inspectors in exchange for dropping of all economic sanctions and immunity from Israeli airstrikes. The inspectors encounter difficulties. After several months, the agreement is annulled and sanctions resume. By then Iran will have accumulated enough HEU for one or two 10-15 kiloton atomic bombs. Tel Aviv is leveled in March-April 2013. Allahu Akbar.

Plays like a violin.

spiritof61 on October 20, 2012 at 6:42 PM

What, not trust Obama? Say, you’re a racist, aren’t you?

JFKY on October 20, 2012 at 6:37 PM

Well, I guess I’m not one of them: http://legalinsurrection.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Obama-ad-Mitt-Romney-Not-One-Of-Us.jpg

davidk on October 20, 2012 at 6:45 PM

We should demand that Christianity be allowed to be practiced openly.

listens2glenn on October 20, 2012 at 6:46 PM

OT/…SOB…MSU lost 3rd game in the last half minute again…and the second time the field goal kicker couldn’t make a chip shot field goal in the beginning of the game….dadgumit!

KOOLAID2 on October 20, 2012 at 6:47 PM

Iran was be terrified of Mitt.

gophergirl on October 20, 2012 at 6:47 PM

The last thing that I want is another war, especially when I didn’t want Iraq or the ground war in Afghanistan, but if we are serious about preventing Iran from getting a nuclear weapon, it is going to take military action. The old Clinton two-step with the NorKs ended with Lil Kim getting both more food AND nuclear weapons. He just bought more time.

The idea that Iran will agree to stop at a domestic nuclear programme from civil uses only is completely naive. In the end, the question that will eventually have to be answered is whether we want to contain a nuclear Iran, which will trigger a nuclear arms race in the ME b/c the Saudis, Egyptians and others will want their own weapons, or do we act militarily to disarm it. Neither is an attractive choice.

As for Romney, he should say that he would discuss the matter with our allies and consider discussions with Iran, but go no further than that.

I will mention one other thing in connection with this and Biden’s comment that we have nothing to worry about because “the Iranians have nothing to put a nuclear weapon in…” Of course they do, but, more importantly, too many people think that Iran would have to nuke Israel, at the least, or an American city to get us involved in a war. That is simply not the case.

Iran doesn’t need a delivery system capable of hitting the US to get us involved in a war even if you could care less about Israel. All it has to do is hit any member of NATO, such as Turkey, and we are automatically involved in a war. As should have been a reminder, NATO recently said that should a war breakout between Turkey and Iranian-backed, Syria, its members WILL defend the Turks…and guess who supplies the majority of troops and materiel to NATO? Yep.

Resist We Much on October 20, 2012 at 6:48 PM

I would guess the North Koreans have been giving Iran negotiating lessons on how to get the suckers in the US to give everything you want in exchange for vauge promises.

Wethal on October 20, 2012 at 6:48 PM

They’re terrified OF PRESIDENT ROMNEY!! It is 1980 all over again. They’re releasing the hostages!

Rational Thought on October 20, 2012 at 6:48 PM

O T:
.
The two “Michigans” are the best NCAA game of the day, thus far.

listens2glenn on October 20, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Is 0bama going to send Carter to negotiate with Iran, the way Clinton sent him to negotiate with North Korea? How did that work out? Given 0bama is Carter on steroids, this won’t end well.

mseries on October 20, 2012 at 6:48 PM

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2012/10/14/andrew-sullivan-mitt-romney-if-elected-going-launch-new-global-war

Watch this 20 second clip of two liberal morons and what you can expect from the Sunday shows tomorrow I’d bet. It’s about 20 seconds.

Deja Vu, it’s 1980 all over again!!

Marcus on October 20, 2012 at 6:41 PM

We’re all gonna die!

davidk on October 20, 2012 at 6:48 PM

ah. neville chamberlain

kelley in virginia on October 20, 2012 at 6:49 PM

Draw a little swastika between his eyes and you got Charlie Manson.

Limerick on October 20, 2012 at 6:49 PM

Just think of all the war materiél manufacturing jobs.

davidk on October 20, 2012 at 6:52 PM

The interesting bit here is the notion that there could be unilateral negotiations between the United States and Iran.

I think you meant bilateral negotiations.

Progressive Heretic on October 20, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Isn’t there a headline somewhere about Egypt attempting to negotiate with Iran for nukes, too ?
I think it’s on Drudge, need to look around again.

pambi on October 20, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Meh

1. Who believes Iran?

2. Who believes that this is not an arrangement btw. them and their ‘brother’ Obama?

Smirk

Schadenfreude on October 20, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Somebody should tell Barry that the Pick-3 in Texas came up 666 two days in a row now. Bad sign for negotiating with anyone.

Limerick on October 20, 2012 at 6:55 PM

“If things go bad, I’ll side with the Muslims”

Maobama.
(bad paraphrase..but what the heII…sauce for the goose and all)

Mimzey on October 20, 2012 at 6:55 PM

This is going to pee all over Foldergate.

Some years ago, the then-French Defense Minister, Jean-Pierre Chevènement, complained that the Americans were committed to “the organized cretinization of our people.” I’ve never accepted the thesis, but I have to say that, in the final weeks of his re-election campaign, the first man in history to spend $6 trillion and leave no trace is doing a magnificent job of cretinizing his own base. In the binders of history, this one will be worth its own tab.

Schadenfreude on October 20, 2012 at 6:56 PM

Isn’t there a headline somewhere about Egypt attempting to negotiate with Iran for nukes, too ?
I think it’s on Drudge, need to look around again.

pambi on October 20, 2012 at 6:54 PM

I saw it earlier pambi….can’t remember where. I seem to recall that having ME nuclear arms race has always been the issue when I read about Iran and their ambitions.

CoffeeLover on October 20, 2012 at 6:57 PM

I feel duty bound, as an American, to say that we should all hope that this startling revelation represents a long awaited, overdue breakthrough in relations with Tehran.

Hoping for nonsense is nonsense and un-American.

VorDaj on October 20, 2012 at 6:58 PM

Really? We’re supposed to buy this? How much more “flexibility” will Dear Liar have with Khameni in a second term?

rbj on October 20, 2012 at 6:58 PM

Apparently Israel was not informed of the negotiations.

steebo77 on October 20, 2012 at 6:58 PM

I question the timing. Anyone agree?

dentalque on October 20, 2012 at 6:58 PM

I’m sorry, but Obama is nothing more than garbage, and I hate him. I know you’re not supposed to hate, but he is the slime at the bottom of a dumpster. Guess I’ll be draggin’ my butt to church in the morning to atone. But I’ll still hate him.

BettyRuth on October 20, 2012 at 6:58 PM

Stalling

Philly on October 20, 2012 at 6:59 PM

In the binders of history, this one will be worth its own tab.

Schadenfreude on October 20, 2012 at 6:56 PM

Sexist, er … Racist, … um….Somethingist!

davidk on October 20, 2012 at 7:00 PM

OT/…Nebraska coming back against Northwestern!…dadgumit…every game today!

KOOLAID2 on October 20, 2012 at 7:00 PM

Breaking: Kim Jung Un to endorse Obama day before debate.

hanzblinx on October 20, 2012 at 7:00 PM

2. Who believes that this is not an arrangement btw. them and their ‘brother’ Obama?

Smirk

Schadenfreude on October 20, 2012 at 6:54 PM

I’m raising both hands./

BettyRuth on October 20, 2012 at 7:01 PM

How many people will see this as anything but an attempt to prop up Obama?

Charlemagne on October 20, 2012 at 7:01 PM

Iran was be terrified of Mitt.

gophergirl on October 20, 2012 at 6:47 PM

My take as well, sort of like when Iran played games with a previous administration (another EPIC FAIL of an administration BTW)and suddenly changed their tune when they realized REAL leadership was assuming the helm of the US.

NY Conservative on October 20, 2012 at 7:01 PM

Did The One tell that creep that “he can be more ‘flexible’ after the election” too?

RonRon on October 20, 2012 at 7:01 PM

Deja Vu, it’s 1980 all over again!!

Marcus on October 20, 2012 at 6:41 PM

Yes it is. They said the same thing about Reagan.

And I believed them.

And I voted for Carter – AFTER I heard that Reagan had already been declared the winner by CBS. (Voters in CA got screwed on that election)

And yes, I was an idiot.

Rod on October 20, 2012 at 7:01 PM

For anyone who takes this as a serious offer by Iran I have a bridge in Palisade, NV cheap. Only used by Chukar hunters and a rancher or two./

BullShooterAsInElk on October 20, 2012 at 7:01 PM

Oh, and BTW, it’s still the economy stupid.

Charlemagne on October 20, 2012 at 7:01 PM

dentalque on October 20, 2012 at 6:58 PM

There’s no question about it imo.

They may be counting on people being dumber than they are.

Mimzey on October 20, 2012 at 7:02 PM

schieffer will prop up dear leader with this…don’t you worry

cmsinaz on October 20, 2012 at 7:02 PM

debkafile’s Washington sources disclose that a large group of former high-placed US diplomats, ex-officials and elder statesmen – Democrats and Republicans alike – has come forward to warn the Israeli prime minister to give up any expectation, ever, of Barack Obama’s cooperation on the Iranian nuclear issue. These former top Washingtonians all harbor strong reservations about the president’s foreign policy, especially on Iran.
Some have called Netanyahu in person and warned him that the White House instituted an intelligence-sharing dialogue with Israel only as a device for delaying an Israeli attack on Iran. If reelected, they say, he will weasel out of his repeated pledges to prevent Iran attaining a nuclear weapon and certainly not countenance preventive military action by Israel.
This is no secret to Tehran. Counting on Obama maintaining this posture and Israel’s compliance, the Iranians are certain they can go full speed ahead toward their nuclear goal without fear of interference.
Our sources also disclose that three questions on Iran will be put to the president and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney in their third and last debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, Monday, Oct. 22.

VorDaj on October 20, 2012 at 7:03 PM

I feel duty bound, as an American, to say that we should all hope that this startling revelation represents a long awaited, overdue breakthrough in relations with Tehran. And if Iran is ready to come to the table to calm the tensions running rampant in that part of the world, we should all embrace…

No. My BS meter pegged on this one. It’s just more theater by Iranian assholes who have every intention of making a nuclear weapon.

dogsoldier on October 20, 2012 at 7:03 PM

Lol. Sure lets get a weak agreement from Iran, remove all sanctions then as soon as they are back on their feet they tell us to stick it.

Just like North Korea.

Anyway doesn’t matter. They are just trying to make Libya look small. All Romney needs to do is point to Libya and ask how can we trust you with Iran? They want to negotiate? Fine but you aren’t the one to do it unless we want a result like Libya.

Political judo.

mitchellvii on October 20, 2012 at 7:03 PM

Apparently Israel was not informed of the negotiations.

steebo77 on October 20, 2012 at 6:58 PM

That’s a feature, not a bug, as InstaGlenn would say.

Wethal on October 20, 2012 at 7:03 PM

I thought Iran has been open to head to head talks with the USA since 1998. Am I mistaken? The problem has been the USA talking not the other way around. So there is nothing hard about accepting an outstanding invitation.

pat on October 20, 2012 at 7:03 PM

CoffeeLover on October 20, 2012 at 6:57 PM

Thanks, Coffee … Dinna find it on Drudge, but just KNOW it’s out there somewhere !!
I’m NOT crazy !! ;-)

pambi on October 20, 2012 at 7:05 PM

1) @JFKY on October 20, 2012 at 6:36 PM:
I find your reference to “a bone” racist.

2) @Rational Thought on October 20, 2012 at 6:48 PM:
Correct. Iran prefers a bootlick over a boot kick.

3) Take note of the phrase, “According to administration officials…”

PopsRacer on October 20, 2012 at 7:05 PM

Ok my other post got eaten, probably due to a bad word. So I’ll just say this is suck a crock. Theater for the stupid.

dogsoldier on October 20, 2012 at 7:05 PM

I’m sorry, but Obama is nothing more than garbage, and I hate him. I know you’re not supposed to hate, but he is the slime at the bottom of a dumpster. Guess I’ll be draggin’ my butt to church in the morning to atone. But I’ll still hate him.

BettyRuth on October 20, 2012 at 6:58 PM

Psalm 15

1 Lord, who may dwell in your sacred tent?
Who may live on your holy mountain?
2 The one whose walk is blameless,
who does what is righteous,
who speaks the truth from their heart;
3 whose tongue utters no slander,
who does no wrong to a neighbor,
and casts no slur on others;
4 who despises a vile person
but honors those who fear the Lord;
who keeps an oath even when it hurts,
and does not change their mind;
5 who lends money to the poor without interest;
who does not accept a bribe against the innocent.
Whoever does these things
will never be shaken.

davidk on October 20, 2012 at 7:06 PM

Whose gonna care? It is just the same old game. We have seen it with North Korea for years. Means nothing.

Terrye on October 20, 2012 at 7:06 PM

Let’s not pussyfoot around, let’s find out what concessions Obama has already given in order to get Iran to even come to the table.

We know he had to give them something.

ButterflyDragon on October 20, 2012 at 7:07 PM

Apparently Israel was not informed of the negotiations.

steebo77 on October 20, 2012 at 6:58 PM

Not at all surprised, but if it’s true that Mitt’s been in contact with Bibi recently, this could prove to be curtains for Zero, tomorrow !

pambi on October 20, 2012 at 7:07 PM

Let’s not mess around, let’s find out what concessions Obama has already given in order to get Iran to even come to the table.

We know he had to give them something.

ButterflyDragon on October 20, 2012 at 7:07 PM

Wait I thought liberals hated it when we acted unilaterally. How will this make our allies feel?

mitchellvii on October 20, 2012 at 7:07 PM

Schadenfreude on October 20, 2012 at 6:56 PM

Excellent. Bravo.

thatsafactjack on October 20, 2012 at 7:07 PM

OT/…Nebraska coming back against Northwestern!…dadgumit…every game today!

KOOLAID2 on October 20, 2012 at 7:00 PM

…and Northwestern is not laying down with it’s toes up…just yet!…

KOOLAID2 on October 20, 2012 at 7:07 PM

As for Romney, he should say that he would discuss the matter with our allies and consider discussions with Iran, but go no further than that.

Resist We Much on October 20, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Israel was not involved in this ‘discussion’ at all. This is not even a true topic.

The entire Iran-nukes topic is bogus. It has nothing to do with nukes but rather with Iran’s petrodollars. They want to get rid of the dollar and trade their ME oil in petrodollars, thus diminishing the US dollar into a non-currency.

It’s complicated but that’s what’s behind it. Pakistan has nukes, they are bad guys but it’s not a topic which keeps many up at night.

RWM is right, that only war or intense support for the opposition, change of gov’t in Iran will do, but the behind the scenes negotiations are not all that is written/talked about.

This is just a ploy by the muzzies and their brother Obama, until after the election.

Romney should not fall for it.

Schadenfreude on October 20, 2012 at 7:09 PM

3) Take note of the phrase, “According to administration officials campaign advisers…”

PopsRacer on October 20, 2012 at 7:05 PM

FIFY. :-)

Resist We Much on October 20, 2012 at 7:09 PM

So sorry – this should have been in quotes – Mark Steyn

Some years ago, the then-French Defense Minister, Jean-Pierre Chevènement, complained that the Americans were committed to “the organized cretinization of our people.” I’ve never accepted the thesis, but I have to say that, in the final weeks of his re-election campaign, the first man in history to spend $6 trillion and leave no trace is doing a magnificent job of cretinizing his own base. In the binders of history, this one will be worth its own tab.

Schadenfreude on October 20, 2012 at 7:10 PM

Fuck it….

ladyingray on October 20, 2012 at 7:10 PM

RWM, I suggest that Romney make you Press Secretary, in earnest.

Schadenfreude on October 20, 2012 at 7:10 PM

Frack it….

ladyingray on October 20, 2012 at 7:10 PM

Talk about playing politics with foreign policy! Pantload shows he is the biggest hypocrite to ever walk planet earth. Is getting Imadinnerjacket to the negotiating table some big coup? So what! What does he have that we want? Does anyone think he’s going to give up his nuclear program? Unthinkable. The only thing the Iranians really care about is Israel’s destruction. So if they are not going to give up their nuclear program there is no point in negotiations. There is really nothing to negotiate. Negotiations only benefit Iran in the real world. In the rainbow unicorn world of Obama this is huge – but for political purposes only.

johnnybgood on October 20, 2012 at 7:12 PM

Must read article from unusual source.

Schadenfreude on October 20, 2012 at 7:12 PM

They’re terrified OF PRESIDENT ROMNEY!! It is 1980 all over again. They’re releasing the hostages!

Rational Thought on October 20, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Yes, but in 1980 they did that to stick it to their enemy Carter, not understanding that Regan WAS the bad cop to Carter’s good cop. This time they understand that Obama is the good cop and want to help him. What does that tell us. I hope this backfires on Barry big-time. It amounts to having the Mullah endorsement.

Buck Turgidson on October 20, 2012 at 7:13 PM

On the morning of December 7, 1941, the United States and Japan were negotiating directly with each other in Washington DC.

Gene Hunt on October 20, 2012 at 7:13 PM

Birds of a feather stick together…even those that don’t like each other much. Or it could just be in the Iranians’ eyes, the enemy of my enemy is my friend sort of thing.

aposematic on October 20, 2012 at 7:14 PM

And it only yook him 4 years!

Just think what he could do without term limits!

Oxymoron on October 20, 2012 at 7:14 PM

Gene Hunt on October 20, 2012 at 7:13 PM

Yeppers…see Germany, England, Poland and the rest of what followed.

Schadenfreude on October 20, 2012 at 7:14 PM

How dumb to the leftists believe all of the USA voters to be?

Schadenfreude on October 20, 2012 at 7:15 PM

Apparently the White House is already denying this (according to BuzzFeed people FWIW).

McKay Coppins ‏@mckaycoppins

RT @ZekeJMiller: WH: “It’s not true that the United States and Iran have agreed to one-on-one talks”

steebo77 on October 20, 2012 at 7:16 PM

Let’s see: Should we believe the radical islamist nation state, whose religion teaches that it is proper to lie to infidels? Should we expect our “my muslim faith” Obama to careful ensure that America does not fall for iran’s lies?

GaltBlvnAtty on October 20, 2012 at 7:17 PM

Statement by NSC Spokesman Tommy Vietor on Iran

It’s not true that the United States and Iran have agreed to one-on-one talks or any meeting after the American elections. We continue to work with the P-5 on a diplomatic solution and have said from the outset that we would be prepared to meet bilaterally. The President has made clear that he will prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon, and we will do what we must to achieve that. It has always been our goal for sanctions to pressure Iran to come in line with its obligations. The onus is on the Iranians to do so, otherwise they will continue to face crippling sanctions and increased pressure.

steebo77 on October 20, 2012 at 7:19 PM

The coveted Amadsneakyclod endorsement.

M240H on October 20, 2012 at 7:20 PM

OT: Mitt Romney’s Campaign Pushes In Pennsylvania; Candidate, RNC Send 60+ Staffers To State

steebo77 on October 20, 2012 at 7:06 PM

Our local Republican headquarters, (K.C.) says they’re all caravaning out to work Ohio and PA. starting middle of next week. Probably about 200+

BettyRuth on October 20, 2012 at 7:20 PM

Ok so it’s a hoax.

dogsoldier on October 20, 2012 at 7:21 PM

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