Mahmoud "Mad Jad" Ahmadinejad and the Islamic Republic now, in addition to Russia and China, have yet another ally to deploy against the United States, its armed forces, and any attempt to forcibly interfere with Iran's nuclear program.
Yesterday, Democratic leaders, who claim to be members of the US Congress, and not some foreign legislative body, warned President Bush not to launch an attack against Iran without first seeking approval from Congress, reports the AP. "The President does not have the authority to launch military action in Iran without first seeking congressional authorization" said Senate Ayatollah Harry Reid.
Not to be outdone, the AP says that last week Senate Foreign Relations Committee "Imam Joe" Biden asked President Bush to explain whether the adminstration thinks it can attack Iran or Syria "without the authorization of Congress, which does not now exist."
Meanwhile, the International Herald Tribune reports that the Iranians are ready to start large-scale uranium enrichment -- a necessary step in the fuel cycle on the road to producing a nuclear weapon.
That's really good of Harry and Joe to tell the Iranians they don't have to worry about the American military showing up to spoil the enrichment party. No matter what the Iranians might do, our own Ayatollahs are in effect saying: cooler heads are now in charge in Congress, to enforce the common interest of the whole world in controlling the rampaging US military and the imperialist Bush administration.
Why don't the Demos just ask the UN or the EU to send a High Commissioner or an occupation administrator to rule us till Bush leaves office ?