John McCain: 'I Hope That We Will Act' Against Iran
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Today, thousands of Iranians took to the streets to protest the election results declaring Mahmoud Ahmadinejad the winner -- results Vice President Biden said yesterday he had “ doubts” about. Speaking on Fox News this morning, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) condemned the Iranian election as a “sham,” declaring, “ I hope that we will act“:
MCCAIN: It really is a sham that they’ve pulled off, and I hope that we will act. [...]
CARLSON: How will the Obama administration react to this? Will they come out directly and say that this is unconscionable, that this can go on when they claim to be a democracy, or will they take an easier tact [sic] on it?
MCCAIN: Well, initial reports by, quote, administration officials, are that they say that they’re not going to change their policy of dialogue, et cetera, et cetera. I think they should be condemned, and it’s obvious that this was a rigged election and depriving the people of their democratic rights. We are for human rights all over the world.