NY Times gullibility about Iran knows no end

Iranian media reported on Friday that Iran's new president, Hassan Rouhani, said Israel's "Zionist regime has been a wound on the body of the Islamic world for years and should be removed." This genocidal threat was immediately picked up by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as vindication of his own alarms that Iran is rushing to build nuclear weapons as part of its agenda to eliminate the Jewish state. Noting that Western leaders and mainstream media had depicted Rouhani as a "moderate" who would chart a different course for Iran, Netanyahu said, "Rouhani"s true face has been revealed earlier than expected.  Even if they will now rush to deny his remarks, this is what the man thinks and this is the plan of the Iranian regime." "A country that threatens the destruction of the State of Israel must not be allowed to possess weapons of mass destruction," Netanyahu added. As Netanyahu predicted, the mullahs in Tehran, intent on protecting Rouhani's carefully crafted...(Read Full Post)