The New Yorker imagines Iran mediating talks between Obama and Republicans: Jarvis DeBerry

March 10, 2015 4:09 PM

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In a stinging bit of satire that illustrates the absurdity of Republican senators undercutting the authority of the president to handle foreign-policy affairs, The New Yorker's Andy Borowitz imagines Ali Khamenei, Iran's Supreme Leader, attempting to serve as a peacemaker between the two warring sides.

"Tensions between these two historic enemies have been high in recent years, but we believe they are now at a boiling point," Borowitz's Khamenei says. "As a result, Iran feels it must offer itself as a peacemaker.... [I]t has become clear that both sides currently talk more to Iran than to each oth...

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