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Nobody’s Buying It, Mr. President

Obama, yesterday: “We’ve been entirely consistent, Major, in terms of how we’ve approached this.”

Headline in the Washington Post: Obama Sharpens Criticism of Iran

Headline in the Wall Street Journal: Obama Rips Iran in Tactical Shift

Headline on CNN: Obama toughens his talk on Iran

Opening sentence in the New York Times: “President Obama hardened his tone toward Iran on Tuesday, condemning the government for its crackdown against election protesters and accusing Iran’s leaders of fabricating charges against the United States.”

The AP: “FACT CHECK: Obama’s words about Iran get tougher”

Look, Mr. President, this is one of the times that a lot of people are thrilled that your statements come with an expiration date. Roll with it.

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