“This, of course, is sort of like saying that one supports the right for Jeffrey Dahmer to have dinner with friends as long as his plans are for friendship,” wrote conservative commentator Matt Lewis. “Aside from the fact that this is a dangerously naive position, it should also be noted that Iran is already flush with oil and doesn’t need nuclear power.”
In the BBC interview, Obama did not comment on whether Iran has the right to reprocess spent nuclear materials. The Islamic regime has the capability of strikingIsrael with a missile. Obama has described Iran as an “existential threat” to the Jewish state.