Iran: War Is Not Even The Question

I have a friend who’s a compulsive liar.

OK it’s not a friend. It’s my television. And my newspaper.

According to them, the United States, as one among equals, in coalition with most of the world’s good countries, is asking the evil nation of Iran for some very reasonable requests, Iran is refusing, and the result, very regrettably and reluctantly — as an absolute last resort, albeit one we will celebrate with flags and music — will be war.

An op-ed in the Washington Post last Friday (and you know you can trust the Washington Post, because its fervent push for war on Iraq worked out so well) said:

“If Iran is willing to put hard ceilings on all aspects of its nuclear program, it can avoid a near-term conflict, but if it pushes forward, it will invite a strike that will be much more painful for itself than it is for the United States. . . . This proactive approach should help calm nerves in the region about Obama’s mettle, and could forestall Israel from taking matters into its own hands.”….

http://warisacrime.org/content/iran-war-not-even-question

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