Posted by Curt on 29 November, 2013 at 11:11 am. 4 comments already!



…when they said the Obama administration lied about its deal with them.

It’s a sad thing that, on hearing those Iranian claims, I was already inclined to believe their version more than Obama’s. That’s how little meaning his word has these days. And now the WaPo, not known for dissing Obama, has published an editorial that begins:

The fact sheet distributed by the Obama administration about the nuclear agreement with Iran is notable for its omissions.

I suppose Obama misspoke again, because somehow the WaPo manages to write the entire piece without once directly accusing him of lying, and also without once citing the Iranian claims of mendacity that almost certainly sparked the WaPo’s examination of the terms of the agreement.

Here’s the way the editorial deals with the central issue of enrichment:

Though White House officials and Secretary of State John F. Kerry repeatedly said that Iran’s assertion of a “right to enrich” uranium would not be recognized in an interim deal, the text says the “comprehensive solution” will “involve a mutually defined enrichment program with mutually agreed parameters.” In other words, the United States and its partners have already agreed that Iranian enrichment activity will continue indefinitely. In contrast, a long-standing U.S. demand that an underground enrichment facility be closed is not mentioned.

But that’s not even the worst of it, according to the WaPo:

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