“Ahmadinejad to be barred from NY event” al-AP tells us. It’s Obama’s party, and Mahmoud is “unlikely to receive an invitation,” according to the White House.
“Why?” you might ask. Because the Iranians are killing Americans and holding American hostages? Wrong. Because the Iranians are meddling in countries from Yemen to Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Lebanon? Wrong again. Because the Iranians are the world’s preeminent sponsors of international terrorism? No way.
It’s because “Iran is failing to live up to its international obligations.” So sayeth Robert Gibbs.
You just can’t invent these guys.