Why does the US hate Iran? There are no sensible reasons

“WE DON’T SPEAK TO EVIL”
Ted Rall

The nation is Iran. And the reaction is ridiculous.

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Ted Rall consistently puts the opaque into perspective and he does it with this column about the US incoherent enmity towards Iran.

“WE DON’T SPEAK TO EVIL”
Ted Rall

The nation is Iran. And the reaction is ridiculous.

“The Evil Has Landed,” shrieked the headline of the New York Daily News on the occasion of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s speeches at the United Nations and Columbia University. A “madman,” Rupert Murdoch’s New York Post spat, setting the tone for a week of Bizarro News. On “60 Minutes,” the Iranian president said there was no reason his country and ours couldn’t be friends–even the best of friends.

“La la la la–we can’t hear you” was the response.

“Is it the goal of your government, the goal of this nation to build a nuclear weapon?” CBS News’ Scott Pelley asked Ahmadinejad.

He replied: “You have to appreciate we don’t need a nuclear bomb. We…

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