Once again, It's time to present this week's statuette of shame, The Golden Weasel!!
Every Tuesday, the Council nominates some of the slimiest, most despicable characters in public life for some deed of evil, cowardice or corruption they’ve performed. Then we vote to single out one particular Weasel for special mention, to whom we award the statuette of shame, our special, 100% plastic Golden Weasel. This week's nominees were all slime-worthy,but in the end the winner by a nose was..the envelope please...
The P5+1 And U.S. Secretary Of State John Kerry!!
JoshuaPundit: For allowing Iran to play them for even more time in 'negotiations' while Iran gets closer to having a nuclear weapon. The latest deadline (giggle) ended November 24th, with the Iranians still refusing even basic concessions like reducing the number of centrifuges, changing their heavy water reactor at Arak to a light water one incapable of increasing plutonium, ceasing all ballistic missile activity or even disclosing info on their program, or even a reliable verification program.
Kerry's reaction? After a year of sheer horse manure that has accomplished nothing except to dismantle the sanctions regime and give badly needed billions to this fascist regime,Kerry and the P5+1 are begging Iran to continue the talks for another 7 months, until July 2015. They've caved on everything. The weakness this projects to the Iranians can only be imagined and it's weaselness that threatens both our country and the peace of the world
Ah, and the Iranians know it too! Let's listen to what a couple of them had to say just a few days ago...like 'moderate Iranian prez Hassan Rouhani:
“Today we have a victory much greater than what happened in the negotiation. This victory is that our circumstances are not like previous years. Today we are at a point that nobody in the world can say sanctions must be increased in order to make Iran accept P5+1 demands.”
“Centrifuges have been running and I promise the Iranian nation that centrifuges will never stop.”
Oh, and here's Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, commander of the Iranian Revolution Guards:
“The Americans have very clearly surrendered to Iran’s might, and this is obvious in their behavior in the region and in the negotiations, and the enemies’ reservations vis-a-vis Iran are completely felt.”
You certainly can't blame them a bit, dealing with the likes of Kerry and EU rep Catherine Ashton, now can you? And as far as 'negotiations' go apparently all Iran’s foreign minister and lead negotiator Mohammed Javad Zarif has to do to pry more concessions out of these two is to start screaming at them!
I seem to have read that Hitler used to use the same tactic with Neville Chamberlain before the Munich sellout..apparently the tactic works well aimed at a certain type of person. Come to think of it, the Socialists were in charge of France back then too, along with an almost totally disarmed Britain - like today.
Ah well, at this point, there aren't many concessions left to give up anyway. A triumph of diplomacy! And a clear indication of what comes next.
Secretary Kerry,come up to the stage and get your richly deserved Weasel. Oh, the inscription? We had it done in Farsi. We thought it would be a nice touch.
Well, there it is!
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