While this is all likely theater anyway, let’s play along for a minute.
President Barack Obama gave a speech today at American University, where JFK gave a speech 52 years ago to the day at the height of the Cold War, specifically to liken himself to JFK, which he started the speech by pointing out.
Oh, and he also talked about the passing of the Iran Nuke deal, a talk that was basically just riddled with threats.
First, he warned if the deal didn’t pass, we’d have another war in the Middle East. Period. Or, as C-SPAN describes it, Obama contended that “congressional rejection of the deal would leave future administrations with another war in the Middle East as the only option.”
Obama claims this deal, in which there is no secret side deal — — is the best way possible to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuke. If the deal is rejected by Congress, however, Obama said it will be detrimental to U.S. security.
But, he said, walking away from the deal now is a “fantasy” anyway: