Get a load of the first sentence of this White House statement:
“The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms reports that Iranian authorities’ reaffirmed a death sentence for Iranian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani for the sole reason of his refusal to recant his Christian faith.”
I hope it is merely sloppy writing that makes this condemnation so Islamic: Neither the death sentence nor its reaffirmation is condemned. These actions are okay. What is condemned is the reporting.
Such news should not be publicized, says the unnamed Press Secretary.
Sunday, February 26, 2012
A regular reader in New York sends this interesting little piece of news from the White House Press Office:
Posted by Baron Bodissey at 2/26/2012 12:23:00 PM