Obama Brandishes Wiener Power

I suppose nothing should amaze these days; but after responding to the Korean nuclear and missile tests with a barrage of strong adjectives -- and even a few nasty adverbs, plus a serious threat to get the UN Security Council to do the same - Barack Obama now turns his softer side toward the mad mullahs of Iran and proposes to woo their favor with good old-fashioned American hot dogs, as noted under a large-size headline in this morning's New York Times by Mark Landler: A New Iran Overture, With Hot DogsHaving sent the Iranian people a video greeting on their New Year, President Obama is now inviting them to help celebrate a quintessentially American holiday, the Fourth of July.Last Friday, the State Department sent a cable to its embassies and consulates around the world notifying them that "they may invite representatives from the government of Iran" to their Independence Day celebrations - annual receptions that typically feature hot dogs, red-white-and-blue bunting...(Read Full Post)