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McCain’s bearings are even more lost outside the US

Foreign policy “expert” McCain put his foot in it again, claiming that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is the leader of Iran, and that Obama would negotiate with him. Wrong on both counts. First, Obama has never said he wants to have talks with Ahmadinejad, and second, Ahmadinejad is not the primary leader of Iran.

When confronted with this information by Time’s Joe Klein, McCain insisted that ultimate political authority in Iran rests with Ahmadinejad, even though our own CIA World Factbook states that the leader of Iran is Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, not the president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

I mean, that would be like someone claiming that ultimate political authority in the US rests with the President of the Senate, Dick Cheney.  Oh … oh wait … never mind.



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  1. […] The second entry shows what this blog will be all about: it accuses Obama of being “Changey” (a word not in my dictionary, other than for a small town in France — are they accusing Obama of being, um, French?), followed by a quote from McCain where he calls Ahmadinejad a dictator (note to McCain: Ahmadinejad isn’t even the primary leader of Iran). […]