How Bush “Supports” Diplomacy with Iran


President Bush frequently says that “we are working with European allies” to use diplomacy to avert a nuclear impasse with Iran.

What exactly does that mean, you ask? Maybe toning down our heated rhetoric, or reassuring Iran we’re not planning an attack? Helping to cool down tensions in the Middle East so talks can proceed smoothly — or even joining the Europeans in the negotiations?

Uh, not quite. Here are some ways the White House has “supported” the talks over the past few weeks:

Could it be — gasp! — the White House doesn’t really want the talks to succeed?