Skip to comments.Obama: 'Not Too Late' for Iranian Government to Peacefully Resolve Unrest (Hit the reset button)
Posted on 06/23/2009 1:56:51 PM PDT by tobyhill
President Obama implored the Iranian regime Tuesday to pursue a "peaceful path" to resolve the election dispute that has thrown the country into chaos, saying it's "not too late" for the government to do so and engage with the international community.
Though some analysts see the protests on the streets of Iran as a potential tipping point that could eventually lead to the toppling of the regime, the U.S. president made clear that he's still interested in reviving diplomatic ties with the hard-line Islamic government.
Obama said the United States is "appalled and outraged" by the regime's crackdown on protesters, but that his administration is taking a wait-and-see attitude.
"What's happened in Iran is profound and we're still waiting to see how it plays itself out," Obama said at a press conference. "It's not too late for the Iranian government to recognize that there is a peaceful path that will lead to stability and legitimacy and prosperity for the Iranian people. We hope they take it." He said there remains a path for the country to engage with the global community.
Obama also dismissed concerns that he's not speaking out forcefully enough in support of the protesters, saying the Iranian people can "speak for themselves." At the same time, he used tougher language than he has in recent days.
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“Evil still stalks the planet. Its ideology may be nothing more than blood lust; no program more complex than economic plunder or military aggrandizement. But it is evil all the same. And wherever there are forces that would destroy the human spirit and diminish human potential, they must be recognized and they must be countered. Ronald Reagan
The Iranian people CAN NOT speak for themselves!!!! Zero is an imbicile.
“What’s happened in Iran is profound and we’re still waiting to see how it plays itself out,”
“When it comes to picking sides between true freedom fighters and despots, we’re just uninterested spectators.”
Yesterday Mark Levin mentioned Reagans Christmas address of 1981. Here’s an excerpt from Reagan regarding Soviet controlled Poland and the full text at link below.
“I want emphatically to state tonight that if the outrages in Poland do not cease, we cannot and will not conduct ``business as usual’’ with the perpetrators and those who aid and abet them. Make no mistake, their crime will cost them dearly in their future dealings with America and free peoples everywhere. I do not make this statement lightly or without serious reflection.”
Obama is like the child tyrant that after commanding “Off with their heads,” and as the axes fall now commands, “On with their heads.”
How is that Der Fuhrer knows it’s “not too late”; is he in charge of events in Iran as well?????
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