Another Obama legacy myth heads for the dust bin

Image: Barack Obama (Wiki Commons).

Try as the might, the Obama legacy cannot be preserved by trying to spin a story that is based on falsehoods. One of the big negatives of Obama’s legacy was the $1.7 Billion that was paid to Iran to sweeten the nuke deal for Obama with the Iranians. The apologizers say that Iran was just getting their money back. Here is why that is not true.

As Written and Reported By Monica Showalter for the American Thinker:

When President Obama’s official portrait by Kehinde Wiley came out, its easily manipulated vector graphics made it an easy target for parodies and satires.  The funniest one, passed around from viewer to viewer, on Facebook, was by an unknown satirist here.

It’s funny because it says something so true about President Obama and his much vaunted Iran deal with the mullahs, which is the single foreign policy element of his legacy he and his minions defend hardest.  The mullahs rolled in cash as a result of rolling Obama and his gullible team over the deal, knowing that Obama was desperate for some sort of legacy.  They shook $1.7 billion out of him, based on $400 million in funds the old shah of Iran had deposited in the U.S. for military purchases.  After that, they made off like bandits with the loot.

Hundreds of millions of dollars rolled in on pallets on secret flights to the mullahs, in addition to cash released from other sources.  From there, it was spent on financing terrorism and insurrection in places such as Yemen, as well as in the Syrian conflict and beyond.  As Iran fell into disrepair, its people choked by the effects of global sanctions, the mullahs lived it up, got rich, and then used that cash to spread trouble.

It’s an ugly picture, and since then, the Obamatons have attempted to spread a myth to draw attention away from their rotten deal: that the cash from America was really Iran’s cash all along, and the mullahs were just getting what was owed to them.

It’s horse hockey.  The……

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