Yes, of course I saw this story yesterday. But I waited to comment on it because I knew, just as I know that I am doomed to a life of slow, inexorable impoverishment in this man's prison economy, that the Near Earth Object-sized other shoe was going to drop, and drop like a hammer very soon.
It didn't even take twenty-four hours:
The White House has delayed imposing new financial sanctions on Iran over its ballistic-missile program, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
On Wednesday, the Journal, citing U.S. officials, said the Obama administration was preparing to sanction nearly a dozen companies and individuals in Iran, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates for their role in developing Iran's ballistic-missile program.
The U.S. sanctions were expected to be formally announced this week, the newspaper said.
Sources familiar with the situation confirmed to Reuters that the United States was preparing sanctions. [emphasis added]
In the words of Commodore Matthew Decker, "The[y] [were], but not anymore!" How did I know that King Hussein was going to overrule Foggy Bottom on any sanctions reimposition? Simple - this single sentence from yesterday's story announcing them:
Iranian officials have previously warned that Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamanei would view such new U.S. sanctions as a violation of the nuclear deal.
Which is (1) undoubtedly true and (2) all it took to rouse his infernal majesty into springing into action on the mullahs' behalf. Never forget what the sole motivation behind the Iran nuclear "deal" has always been: Barack Obama's "Neville Chamberlain Moment"; his foreign policy legacy as "the first president in thirty-six years to make the 'landmark diplomatic breakthrough' of achieving 'peace' and a
So he delayed sanctions reimposition over the two MRBM tests of missiles whose sole purpose is to deliver nuclear warheads to intended targets, and he will keep delaying them indefinitely until he decides the coast is clear to cancel them altogether. Because, legacy.
You can absolutely set your clocks by this perfidious assclown. You really can.