Wolf Blitzer: So, why won’t the White House reveal the text of this Iranian deal?

posted at 6:01 pm on January 23, 2014 by Erika Johnsen

That the rest of the P5+1 group doesn’t want it put out there is the official story, but I doubt The Most Transparent Administration, Evah minds much — it can hardly hurt if the whole thing just happens to look a little more hardcore than it really is, eh? If Tehran is making out that the White House’s comments are meant for positive optics in the United States (read: This deal is super-duper tough, and there’s no need to push for any further economic sanctions), while the White House is making out that Tehran’s comments are meant for positive optics in Iran (read: We aren’t really giving up bo diddly on our nuke program)… A little text could be a useful clarification here, no? Via the WFB:

“Why can’t they share with all of us what the Iranians themselves know,” Blitzer asked. “If [Iranian President] Rouhani and [Foreign Minister] Zarif know the text, why can’t the American public know the text?”

Miller agreed, saying the White House withholding the text, “is only going to create the perception that in fact there’s something in the deal the administration is hiding.” …

Blitzer noted, “I’d like to see if the word ‘dismantle’ is in that text.”


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Mindless sheep gotta bleet.

AllahsNippleHair on January 23, 2014 at 6:04 PM

Interesting. CNN has fired 40 plus ‘journalists’ and suddenly their interested in the truth about that Iran deal.

thatsafactjack on January 23, 2014 at 6:04 PM

Should have said that CNN’s ratings continue to crater, hence the mass firing of journalists.

thatsafactjack on January 23, 2014 at 6:05 PM

That the rest of the P5+1 group doesn’t want it put out there is the official story

And just why does the P5+1 not want it made public?

Could it be that they all just huffed and puffed for the cameras but, when it came time to put pen to paper, their house was made out of straw?

Bitter Clinger on January 23, 2014 at 6:07 PM

Cause the ink hasn’t dried, and your saliva will make it run, Wolfie.

WryTrvllr on January 23, 2014 at 6:08 PM

What? Blitzer questioning the veracity of King Barack the Magnificent?

How long before we once again hear the refrain “Liar!”?

GarandFan on January 23, 2014 at 6:09 PM

What is the word to describe an incompetent group of buffoons?

You know, like a parliament of owls, a conspiracy of ravens, etc.

Just curious. I’m running into more and more occasions to use it.

NavyMustang on January 23, 2014 at 6:12 PM

I wouldn’t get excited, by the time the 2014 elections roll around CNN will be burying any and all negative stories about Bammy and his incompetent underlings.

Bank on it.

fogw on January 23, 2014 at 6:13 PM

Its not a treaty if you don’t call it one.

It’s an “agreement”.

No Article II sec2, cl2 needed.

wolly4321 on January 23, 2014 at 6:16 PM

?????????????????????????????????

(Substitute the * for the C:)

The Iran nuclear deal: full text
By *NN Staff
updated 11:07 AM EST, Sun November 24, 2013
********************************************

(*NN) — The following is the full text of the nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers:

Joint Plan of Action

Preamble

The goal for these negotiations is to reach a mutually-agreed long-term comprehensive solution that would ensure Iranˈs nuclear program will be exclusively peaceful. Iran reaffirms that under no circumstances will Iran ever seek or develop any nuclear weapons. This comprehensive solution would build on these initial measures and result in a final step for a period to be agreed upon and the resolution of concerns. This comprehensive solution would enable Iran to fully enjoy its right to nuclear energy for peaceful purposes under the relevant articles of the NPT in conformity with its obligations therein. This comprehensive solution would involve a mutually defined enrichment program with practical limits and transparency measures to ensure the peaceful nature of the program. This comprehensive solution would constitute an integrated whole where nothing is agreed until everything is agreed. This comprehensive solution would involve a reciprocal, step-by step process, and would produce the comprehensive lifting of all UN Security Council sanctions, as well as multilateral and national sanctions related to Iranˈs nuclear program.
(More….)
===========

http://www.*nn.com/2013/11/24/world/meast/iran-deal-text/

canopfor on January 23, 2014 at 6:17 PM

Iran nuke deal bamboozelry pulled them away – temporarily – from their 24hr wall to wall Justin Beiber coverage.

aquaviva on January 23, 2014 at 6:22 PM

Blitzer noted, “I’d like to see if the word ‘dismantle’ is in that text.”

I’m sure it is,
as in
” dismantle” US nukes !
That’s why Hussein doesn’t want US to find out what is in it .

burrata on January 23, 2014 at 6:25 PM

The administration never let the Senate see the negotiating record for the nuclear reduction treaty with Russia. It is usually provided in a secured room at the Senate for just the senators to read.

Obviously, there are some terms in the treaty for which Hillary “Reset” Clinton and the Russians agreed to a particular definition, but didn’t want the Senate to see.

Wethal on January 23, 2014 at 6:25 PM

the mass firing of journalists.

thatsafactjack on January 23, 2014 at 6:05 PM

Is that what those are.

Lanceman on January 23, 2014 at 6:31 PM

What is the word to describe an incompetent group of buffoons?

You know, like a parliament of owls, a conspiracy of ravens, etc.

Just curious. I’m running into more and more occasions to use it.

NavyMustang on January 23, 2014 at 6:12 PM

I’ve always been partial to Parade of Buffoons.

Fenris on January 23, 2014 at 6:32 PM

Blitzer noted, “I’d like to see if the word ‘dismantle’ is in that text.”

They probably used the Austrian word for “dismantle”. No wonder the Iranians don’t think it’s in there. Only Obama knows Austrian.

Bitter Clinger on January 23, 2014 at 6:32 PM

Well, Iran could publish the text of the deal, and in English, if they wanted. There’s no reason to wait for Obama. CNN can call Rouhani and ask for it.

Dusty on January 23, 2014 at 6:36 PM

It is, but it’s immediately followed by “the United States”.

BKeyser on January 23, 2014 at 6:37 PM

Blitzer noted, “I’d like to see if the word ‘dismantle’ is in that text.”

It is in there.

Biden said, “Does the new contract look better on the mantle in the briefing room, or dis mantle.”

right2bright on January 23, 2014 at 6:39 PM

CNN can call Rouhani and ask for it.

Dusty on January 23, 2014 at 6:36 PM

or Rashidi !

burrata on January 23, 2014 at 6:39 PM

What is the word to describe an incompetent group of buffoons?

NavyMustang on January 23, 2014 at 6:12 PM

Liberals…but Senate will do also.

right2bright on January 23, 2014 at 6:40 PM

Is that what those are.

Lanceman on January 23, 2014 at 6:31 PM

Allegedly.

thatsafactjack on January 23, 2014 at 6:43 PM

Uhm, what does it matter what it says, both our President and Irans dont have any record worth spit that shows they honor any contract, its all a farce as we bicker about the details.

I look forward to the day that we can actually discuss such matters with an ounce of confidence that the two parties are honorable enough to even entertain the idea that they will stick to their word.

These guys? Ha, fools errand.

Alinsky on January 23, 2014 at 6:43 PM

Why?

For the same reason that Pelosi/Reid wouldn’t release the text of BarryCare before ramming it through.

Another Drew on January 23, 2014 at 6:43 PM

It’s in Section 1. “If you don’t like your dismantle, you don’t have to dismantle.”

The only dismantle Obama knows pertains to the American economy and heritage, not to Iran. Well, except for the rumor that he told ESPN that dismantle played for the Yankees 50 years ago.

MrKleenexMuscles on January 23, 2014 at 6:45 PM

Obama and Kerry got so rope-a-doped by the Iranians the text probably says the US will help dismantle the Israeli nuclear program.

Or waiting for Kerry to say the dismantle sentence was written in invisible ink…

albill on January 23, 2014 at 6:53 PM

NavyMustang on January 23, 2014 at 6:12 PM

A ship of fools.

Christien on January 23, 2014 at 7:16 PM

NavyMustang on January 23, 2014 at 6:12 PM

A flea circus.

Christien on January 23, 2014 at 7:17 PM

A confederacy of dunces.

Christien on January 23, 2014 at 7:17 PM

Seriously; this is the administration that screwed up the Russian translation of ‘Reset’. You think they write fluent Persian? Or even understand that there might be nuances?

CitizenEgg on January 23, 2014 at 7:37 PM

Wolf Blitzer: So, why won’t the White House reveal the text of this Iranian deal?

Because President Choom has the most transparent administration evah!!! I know, because CNN told us so.

RoadRunner on January 23, 2014 at 7:37 PM

What is the word to describe an incompetent group of buffoons?

You know, like a parliament of owls, a conspiracy of ravens, etc.

Just curious. I’m running into more and more occasions to use it.

NavyMustang on January 23, 2014 at 6:12 PM

progressives.

dmacleo on January 23, 2014 at 7:46 PM

Why does Wolfie even care what the deal actually says? Even if it states that we’ll hand over some of our own nuclear missiles to Iran for them to do what they will with, he and the rest of the media lapdogs will proclaim it’s the greatest deal evah.

Gator Country on January 24, 2014 at 12:11 AM

Interesting. CNN has fired 40 plus ‘journalists’ and suddenly their interested in the truth about that Iran deal.

thatsafactjack on January 23, 2014 at 6:04 PM

In the case of the CNN “journolists,” their firing brings the truth ever closer.

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One place we do know the word “dismantle” appears is in two of the UN Security Council Resolutions which each of the “P5+1″ have pledged to obey. This ad hoc group lacks any pretense of the legal authority to alter those UNSCRs. These nations are in effect breaking the sanctions on their own without so much as consulting the Security Council.

That’s fine with me – as long as no Democrat in the future mentions following UNSCRs.

If even the leftist leaders won’t obey UNSCRs, shouldn’t we just disband the UN altogether? What further purpose could it serve?

Adjoran on January 24, 2014 at 4:57 AM

What is the word to describe an incompetent group of buffoons?

You know, like a parliament of owls, a conspiracy of ravens, etc.

Just curious. I’m running into more and more occasions to use it.

NavyMustang on January 23, 2014 at 6:12 PM

I’ve always called them a Babble of Idiots.

NavyspyII on January 24, 2014 at 8:29 AM

Hey Wolf…same reason he sealed all of his personal records…HE HAS SOMETHING TO HIDE.

Who needs to read that document? Want to know what Obama’s agenda is regarding Iran? LOOK AT / REVIEW HIS ACTIONS SO FAR:

1) MUSLIM SPRING / COULD SHOULDER FOR IRAN: During the great ‘freedom revolotuin’ that spread through the Middle East, Obama was all to willing to help Al Qaeda take over Libya and The Muslim Brotherhood take over Egypt, but when Iran’s citizens rose up against their government and looked towards the U.S. for help, Obama turned his back on them,

2) OBAMA ORDERS U.S. MILITARY TO HELP AL QAEDA TAKE OVER LIBYA

3) OBAMA HELPS MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD TAKE OVER EGYPT

4) OBAMA ORDERS ALL WEAPONS TO EGYPT TO STOP TO PUNISH EGYPTIAN MILITARY FOR OVERTHROWING AND ACTING TO GET TERRORISTS OUT OF GOVERNMENT / COUNTRY

5) OBAMA MAKES A DEAL WITH IRAN TO ELIMINATE ALL ROADBLOCKS TO THEIR BUILDING NUCLEAR WEAPONS & SEALS THE AGREEMEN, REFUSING TO ALLOW ANYONE TO READ IT.

5) OBAMA DELETES IRAN SANCTIONS…FREES AND RETURNS IRAN’S TOP NUCLEAR SCIENTIST

6) OBAMA TELLS BI-PARTISAN CONGRESS HE WILL VETO THEIR (ANY) BILL CALLING FOR THE RE-INSTATEMENT OF SANCTIONS AGAINST IRAN.

7) AFTER MAJOR HASAN …WHO PERPETRATED THE TERRORIST ATTACK OBAMA CALLS A CASE OF ‘WORKPLACE VIOLENCE’ WHILE HE CALLS HIMSELF A ‘SOLDIER OF ALLAH’…REFUSES TO SHAVE HIS BEARD TO BE WITHIN MILITARY REGS TO APPEAR IN COURT OBAMA DIRECTS CHANGE TO MILITARY, ALLOWING SOLDIERS TO DRESS ACCORDING TO THEIR RELIGEON (HASSAN GETS TO WEAR HIS BEARD.

Can you say, at the least, ‘Islamic Extremist Sympathizer’? Can you say ‘Traitor’…’Threat to this nation’?

easyt65 on January 24, 2014 at 9:18 AM

What is the word to describe an incompetent group of buffoons?

You know, like a parliament of owls, a conspiracy of ravens, etc.

Just curious. I’m running into more and more occasions to use it.

NavyMustang on January 23, 2014 at 6:12 PM

It’s correctly called a “Biden of Obama’s”….

ScottG on January 24, 2014 at 1:25 PM