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Moronic U.S. ambassador: We thought maybe Iran would dump Assad after he used WMD

posted at 5:31 pm on September 6, 2013 by

I had to Greenroom this one because I have no commentary of my own to offer you. I’m speechless.

Samantha Power, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, hoped that a team of UN investigators — many of whom, presumably, have a longstanding relationship with Iranian leaders — could write a report that would convince Iran to abandon its ally at the behest of the United States.

“We worked with the UN to create a group of inspectors and then worked for more than six months to get them access to the country on the logic that perhaps the presence of an investigative team in the country might deter future attacks,” Power said at the Center for American Progress as she made the case for intervening in Syria.

“Or, if not, at a minimum, we thought perhaps a shared evidentiary base could convince Russia or Iran — itself a victim of Saddam Hussein’s monstrous chemical weapons attacks in 1987-1988 — to cast loose a regime that was gassing it’s people,” she said.

Iran is opposed to WMDs now, huh?

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These people in the Obama administration have to ask themselves, “When was the last time we changed our minds when we thought that what we were doing might hurt someone?”
Just think of what a great country this would be, if no one from an Ivy League school was involved in running it!

Frank_D on September 8, 2013 at 8:08 PM

Moronic seems to accurately describe the entire leftist-butch-pansy-nitwit cast of clowns that The Idiot King has assembled. Is there a normal American with a functioning brain in the entire gang?

Jaibones on September 8, 2013 at 10:32 PM

Good Lord, these folks live in a bubble. Reality is not allowed entry, apparently. I’ve known (know…) lots of folks like this but fortunately they are not in a position, like this administration full of idiots, to actually cause harm. How long before Jan 2017..???

NeoCon_1 on September 9, 2013 at 10:09 AM