Monday, February 19, 2007
....and from a former congressman who is now in prison, no less?
Why was this important proposal given to a political operative, not a cabinet member or the president?
Think Progress » Why Did Rove Receive A Copy Of A Secret Iranian Proposal For Negotiations In 2003?:
Inter Press Service reports that, in early May 2003, Karl Rove received a copy of a secret Iranian proposal for negotiations with the United States from former Rep. Bob Ney (R-OH) — who is now serving 30 months in prison for his role in a corruption scandal.
Former Ney aide, Trita Parsi — who now works at the National Iranian-American Council — said that Ney was chosen by the Swiss Ambassador in Tehran, Tim Guldimann to carry the Iranian proposal to the White House because he believed Ney to be the only Farsi-speaking member of Congress and particularly interested in Iran. According to IPS: (Read On ^)
....and the truth will set us free.