NOTE: This post was written as a form of satire, as test to 1) see how people (particularly conservatives) would respond when they became aware at the end of the article that the following events were part of the 1980’s Iran-Contra affair under President Reagan rather than concerning President Obama and the current U.S.-Iran discussions and 2) see if people in the social media world of Facebook or Twitter would actually read the article before making comments on those platforms. It was clear that many did not read the article or follow its source links, but only read the headline, and responded accordingly. Several reposted and shared the link thinking it was about the current administration.
Since so many did miss the Iran-Contra connection, I have decided to be clear about the nature of this post. I would not want it to become the source of mis-information or vitriol.
The following information provides some perspective for responding to the recent Iran deal. It also has bearing on our reactions and responses the potential Benghazi cover-up:
An Illegal Conspiracy to Mislead the American People
Through a series of incidents involving low level operatives, it is known that key and high-ranking members of the National Security Council, the CIA, and the White House approved illegal sales of weapons to Iran via a third-party country and attempted to keep it a secret from the American people. This was done: