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Kerry: Iran has an ‘elected’ government
Foreign Policy, by Josh Rogin

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 2/27/2013 6:24:47 PM

Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday that Iran has an "elected" government, echoing a comment for which Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel was pilloried in his confirmation hearing last month. "Iran is a country with a government that was elected and that sits in the United Nations," Kerry said in France standing alongside French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. "And it is important for us to deal with nation-states in a way that acts in the best interests of all of us in the world."

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: wsdiego, 2/27/2013 6:32:52 PM     (No. 9199704)

Only in the twisted mind! Traitor!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: grambo, 2/27/2013 6:38:54 PM     (No. 9199714)

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JAN, 2/27/2013 6:40:10 PM     (No. 9199716)

Kerry taking a page from Hagel´s stupid book.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: NYBruin, 2/27/2013 6:40:22 PM     (No. 9199717)

Is he just stupid or is he intentionally signaling our weakness to the mullahs? Either way, it won´t end well.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: horacer, 2/27/2013 6:46:17 PM     (No. 9199723)

I read the article without a subscription.



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Reply 6 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 2/27/2013 6:55:43 PM     (No. 9199732)

The jawbone of an -ss.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: RCFlyer98, 2/27/2013 7:00:55 PM     (No. 9199741)

Hmmm . . . Hitler likewise was "elected". Any further comment, Kerry?



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Reply 8 - Posted by: tonyl, 2/27/2013 7:04:09 PM     (No. 9199746)

Yeah... Hitler was "elected" too.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: iamtinman, 2/27/2013 7:10:22 PM     (No. 9199753)

Oh Lordy, It´s started already! Please wake me up and tell me it´s all a dream.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Iowadad, 2/27/2013 7:12:25 PM     (No. 9199756)

He is right. The Iranian government was elected by its people.

It is bent on the destruction of Israel and western civilization, by nuclear weapons if necessary. It needs to be removed before it acts on this bombastic intent.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: lydwho, 2/27/2013 7:21:35 PM     (No. 9199763)

6, 7, & 8, ---Our president was elected also and look at what we got!!!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: gesundheit, 2/27/2013 7:39:18 PM     (No. 9199785)

The last time Iran held ´´elections´´ was in 2009 when, according to Wikipedia, ´´There were large irregularities in the results and people were surprised by them, which resulted in protests gathering millions of Iranians in every Iranian city and around the world.´´

Instead of holding a recount, the Mullahs and Ahmadinejad resolved the issue by torturing and murdering many of the protesters. And not with relatively gentle torture like waterboarding, but murderous, deadly torture.

So now we have our new Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense flagrantly dishonoring the memory of the brave Iranians who stood up and died protesting the tyranny of Ahmadinejad and the Mullahs by taking sides with the murderous, torturing tyrants themselves, as our SOS and SOD make statements supporting the Iranian leaders´ lie that the Iranians ´´elected´´ their current government rather than having it imposed on them.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: oh-heck, 2/27/2013 8:00:41 PM     (No. 9199813)

Who makes the decisions in Iran, Imadinnernutjob or the Mullahs? Yes, the former was elected but the latter control the country. This is akin to calling Russia a democracy because they have an elected President.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: john56, 2/27/2013 8:57:24 PM     (No. 9199870)

Seems my recollection says that any candidate for "election" in Iran must be cleared by the mullahs, ayatollas, or whatever Islamic extremists actually control the government.

Kinda like only allowing the Democrat party, unions, media and Hollywood liberals to approve any candidate for election here. You know, the way Democrats get nominated.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: veritas, 2/27/2013 9:26:24 PM     (No. 9199920)

At least 8 kinds of moss are smarter than Jon Cary.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 2/27/2013 10:37:34 PM     (No. 9200055)

Seriously, where does Obama find his people ? Is there a government "List of Fools " ?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/27/2013 11:12:30 PM     (No. 9200091)

Don´t you wish John and Hagel would skip on down the yellow brick road ?

I keep visualizing the UN relocating.

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