Obama on Iran and Syria: See no evil
(Obama sees evil only where he wants to see it, starting with his position that Islam is the religion of peace. — DM)
See no evil — once again. Iran’s role is systematically ignored or underplayed, because (as Hof puts it), “The administration has other fish to fry with Tehran.” Namely, the nuclear deal.
The slaughter in Syria and the awful human rights violations in Iran cannot be denied by the Obama administration, but they sure can be downplayed and ignored.
On the Iran point, consider the release yesterday, four months late, of the State Department’s annual human rights reports. The reports were presented by Secretary of State John Kerry and Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights Tom Malinowski. The Iran report is tough. Here’s an excerpt:
The most significant human rights problems were severe…
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