Why We Ask:

Our mission and operations are funded 100% by conservatives like you. Please help us continue to extend Liberty to the next generation and support the 2021 Independence Day Campaign today. —Christy S. Chesterton, Director of Advancement

Nate Jackson / Aug. 7, 2015

Schumer Bucks Obama on Iran

Could this spell trouble for the Iran deal?

Uh oh. Could this spell trouble for Barack Obama’s Iran deal? “[A]fter study, careful thought and considerable soul-searching, I have decided I must oppose the agreement and will vote yes on a motion of disapproval,” announced Sen. Chuck Schumer Thursday. Schumer is the Democrats’ leader-in-waiting, and his defection (complete with a long list of objections) could prompt other Democrats to follow suit. We still doubt it will be enough to override an inevitable veto, but it could make things tight. “The fact is we don’t need Congress to approve this deal,” scoffed Obama spokesman Josh Earnest. “We just need Congress not to screw it up.” Such arrogant animosity comes straight from the top. On Wednesday, Obama compared Republicans opposed to his deal — “the strongest non-proliferation agreement ever negotiated” — to Iranian hardliners. “In fact, it’s those hardliners who are most comfortable with the status quo. It’s those hardliners chanting ‘death to America’ who have been most opposed to the deal. They are making a common cause with the Republican caucus.” He then doubled down, saying Thursday, “What I said is absolutely true, factually.” No, it’s not, but that’s hardly news. We suppose the inevitable question then is whether Obama thinks Schumer, a Jew, is also making common cause with Iran’s hardliners. Do tell.

Start a conversation using these share links:

Who We Are

The Patriot Post is a highly acclaimed weekday digest of news analysis, policy and opinion written from the heartland — as opposed to the MSM’s ubiquitous Beltway echo chambers — for grassroots leaders nationwide. More

What We Offer

On the Web

We provide solid conservative perspective on the most important issues, including analysis, opinion columns, headline summaries, memes, cartoons and much more.

Via Email

Choose our full-length Digest or our quick-reading Snapshot for a summary of important news. We also offer Cartoons & Memes on Monday and Alexander’s column on Wednesday.

Our Mission

The Patriot Post is steadfast in our mission to extend the endowment of Liberty to the next generation by advocating for individual rights and responsibilities, supporting the restoration of constitutional limits on government and the judiciary, and promoting free enterprise, national defense and traditional American values. We are a rock-solid conservative touchstone for the expanding ranks of grassroots Americans Patriots from all walks of life. Our mission and operation budgets are not financed by any political or special interest groups, and to protect our editorial integrity, we accept no advertising. We are sustained solely by you. Please support The Patriot Fund today!

★ PUBLIUS ★

“Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind!” —George Washington

The Patriot Post is protected speech, as enumerated in the First Amendment and enforced by the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, in accordance with the endowed and unalienable Rights of All Mankind.

Copyright © 2021 The Patriot Post. All Rights Reserved.

The Patriot Post does not support Internet Explorer. We recommend installing the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome.