Iran, Stephen Walt Giddy over Prospect of Hagel Nomination

On December 18, Press TV, Iran's official government propaganda outlet, featured a miscreant who attempted to tie the Sandy Hook massacre to "Jewish owned Hollywood" and "Israeli hit squads."  This type of "journalism" is quite the norm for Press TV.  It routinely features outrageous programming that aims to denigrate "enemies of the state," with special emphasis on Jews and Israel. It therefore comes as no surprise that Press TV was downright giddy when reporting about the prospect of Chuck Hagel becoming one of the most powerful men in the White House.  The article featured Hagel's lengthy anti-Israel record, and this presumably sits well with Iran's fascist mullah theocrats. The Talkbacks were even more enlightening, with each one vying for more "likes" by stoking the flames of hate.  One stood out as particularly revealing.  A Talkbacker going by the username of "12 imami" (wonder what that could possibly mean) commented, "SLOWLY BUT SURELY........(Read Full Post)