If it's poker, Iran is winning

Monday, January 4, 2010

Regarding Will Hafer's Dec. 30 letter, "Mr. Obama's long view on Iran":

It never ceases to amaze me how liberals look at reality. The proper poker analogy would be that, so far, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has called President Obama's bluff on every hand played and has won every time. Mr. Ahmadinejad has all the time in the world to play this amateur game. As long as Mr. Obama keeps playing penny ante hands against a guy who holds all the chips, he will not win the world poker championship. Mr. Ahmadinejad can just sit back and say: "Is that all you got?"

Mike Ryan, South Riding


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