The many and varied positions, declarations, and affirmations of Barack Obama relating to Iran. As presented by the White House.
After weeks of criticism from both Republicans and Democrats that Barack Obama had taken many varied positions on Iran, the White House sought to admit the criticism was true. From the actual White House website with no alterations whatsoever: (click the image for a larger view)
In the Debate: Obama says he never said he’d meet with Ahmadinejad
Really? Really? He’s going to say that? Really? With all of this: “Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama underscored his willingness to talk to leaders of countries like Iran that are considered U.S. adversaries but said that does not necessarily mean an audience with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.” (Caren Bohan, “Obama Says Won’t Guarantee Ahmadinejad A Meeting,” Reuters, 5/26/08) Question from a reporter: “Senator, you’ve said | Read More »
What’s the deal with Obama and the Iran Revolutionary Guard
McCain is hitting Obama for opposing designating Iran’s Revolutionary Guard as a terrorist organization. In fact, Obama had sponsored a piece of legislation in the Senate to do just that. But the bill was going absolutely nowhere. Why? Senators Kyl and Lieberman had competing legislation that not only did what Obama wanted, but also declared that it was vital to national security that the Revolutionary | Read More »