Weekend Watchdog Wrap-Up

Bill Scher

A rare event: Tim Russert of Meet the Press heard the calls of the people asked a Watchdog question.

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani was asked, since our intelligence now says that Iran halted its nuclear weapons program in 2003, if the “military option” should be taken off the table.

Not the best way to ask the question if Giuliani should end his saber-rattling and change his Iran policy in light of new evidence. But Giuliani made clear that he wouldn’t and he doesn’t.

He gave lip service to “diplomatic” pressure, but he offered no change in the current Iran policy — instead, arguing that the current “diplomatic” policy is working — and no mention of direct negotiation.

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