EVERYBODY IS HAVING A LAUGH ABOUT JOHN KERRY:
JOHN KERRY GIVES THE AYATOLLAH A DEMOCRACY UPGRADE
op ‘Iran has a government that was elected and that sits in the United Nations.” So said John Kerry in Paris on Wednesday, on his first tour of Europe since becoming Secretary of State. The former Senator was answering a reporter who asked why he had publicly applauded the French for refusing to negotiate with […]
BUT HERE IS WHAT BILL CLINTON SAID IN 2005:
Clinton: …” Iran’s a whole different kettle of fish—but it’s a sad story that really began in the 1950s when the United States deposed Mr. Mossadegh, who was an elected parliamentary democrat, and brought the Shah back in—] and then he was overturned by the Ayatollah Khomeini, driving us into the arms of one Saddam Hussein. Most of the terrible things Saddam Hussein did in the 1980s he did with the full, knowing support of the United States government, because he was in Iran, and Iran was what it was because we got rid of the parliamentary democracy back in the ’50s; at least, that is my belief.I know it is not popular for an American ever to say anything like this, but I think it’s true and I apologized when President Khatami was elected. I publicly acknowledged that the United States had actively overthrown Mossadegh and I apologized for it, and I hope that we could have some rapprochement with Iran. I think basically the Europeans’ initiative to Iran to try to figure out a way to defuse the nuclear crisis is a good one.”
And then he continued with this one:
But Iran is the most perplexing problem … we face, for the following reasons: It is the only country in the world with two governments, and the only country in the world that has now had six elections since the first election of President Khatami. [It is] the only one with elections, including the United States, including Israel, including you name it, where the liberals, or the progressives, have won two-thirds to 70 percent of the vote in six elections: two for President; two for the parliament, the Majlis; two for the mayoralities.
In every single election, the guys I identify with got two-thirds to 70% of the vote. There is no other country in the world I can say that about, certainly not my own.
I GUESS AMERICANS HAVE A RIGHT TO BE JEWELS….RSK