My administration is now committed to diplomacy … and to pursuing constructive ties among the United States, Iran, and the international community. This process will not be advanced by threats. We seek instead engagement that is honest and grounded in mutual respect.One wonders how Obama would react were he to be visited by the Ghost of Speeches Past!
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Obama as his own Critic
Now that we have heard Barack Obama's speech and had our fill of pundits' reactions to that speech, I thought it might be interesting to harvest a reply form Obama himself, taken from a message he had delivered "to the Iranian People" in March of 2009: