Iran Deal Lies Have Consequences

Does the fact that the White House lied to the American people when it was selling the Iran nuclear deal to the media, Congress and the public matter? That’s the question that a lot of the reactions to the astonishing New York Times Magazine profile of Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes by David Samuels haven’t fully addressed. But once we finish discussing Rhodes’ shameless self-promotion and the question of how the press did its job (or let Rhodes do its job for them), it will be time to get back to the heart of the matter: the ultimate consequences of a nuclear pact that ensured that Iran would eventually get its bomb and how the West — even if has wiser leaders than President Obama down the road — won’t be able to do much about it.

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Iran Deal Lies Have Consequences

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