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White House: Iran’s controversial U.N. ambassador pick is ‘not viable’
Yahoo! News ^ | 4/8/14 | Olivier Knox

Posted on 04/08/2014 9:08:41 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows

The White House warned Tuesday that Tehran’s choice to be Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations is “not viable” — but hedged on whether President Barack Obama would block the envoy from setting foot on U.S. soil.

“The U.S. government has informed the government of Iran that this potential selection is not viable,” press secretary Jay Carney told reporters.

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But just what does “not viable” mean? “It’s diplomatic jargon,” Carney said with a smile. “It can mean what you want it to mean.”

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*facepalm*
1 posted on 04/08/2014 9:08:41 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows
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To: Slings and Arrows

Looks like they pulled the video of Jay being smugly transparent.
Such a clever boy.
Someone buy the press secretary a pitcher of ‘Hippo Laxative.’
Diplomatic jargon. That’s enough of this Bool for me for one day.


2 posted on 04/08/2014 9:36:50 PM PDT by tumblindice (Are all Democrats inveterate, habitual liars?)
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To: tumblindice

And to think people called Dubya a smirking chimp.


3 posted on 04/08/2014 10:04:28 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

This regime in Washington is not viable.


4 posted on 04/08/2014 10:07:38 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

The takers and fakers outnumber the makers. In an electoral government that’s a pretty good formula for viability...at least until Atlas starts to shrug.


5 posted on 04/08/2014 10:10:39 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Let him come .... and one find justice at the hand of an American patriot.


6 posted on 04/08/2014 10:23:39 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: Slings and Arrows

I’d like to slap that little bitch Carney into the next time zone...


7 posted on 04/08/2014 11:42:22 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't give up! The liberals are buggering and aborting themselves into extinction.)
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To: clintonh8r

Maybe that’s why he has the job - to draw fire away from his boss.


8 posted on 04/09/2014 12:02:54 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

“It’s diplomatic jargon,” Carney said with a smile. “It can mean what you want it to mean.”

More transparency from the most transparent regime in
history, brought to you by the same folks who brought
you, “the meaning of is”.

It’s very close to what humptydumpty said, eh Carny.


9 posted on 04/09/2014 12:07:41 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: tet68

Carney is his name; “carny” is his job.


10 posted on 04/09/2014 12:18:46 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Shill comes to mind too.


11 posted on 04/09/2014 12:21:44 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Does anyone still have any doubts that this idiot in the white hut could end up getting us all killed?


12 posted on 04/09/2014 1:25:40 AM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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