The Algemeiner: “An official close to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei asserted that his government has a godly ordained right to annihilate Israel, Al Arabiya reported on Tuesday.
The “government of the Islamic Republic of Iran has divine permission to destroy Israel,” said Mojtaba Zolnour, a Khamenei representative in the elite Revolutionary Guards.
According to semi-official state news agency Fars, Zolnour said that, “the Noble Koran permits the Islamic Republic of Iran to destroy Israel.” He added that, “Even if Iran gives up its nuclear program, it will not weaken this country’s determination to destroy Israel.”
Opinion: Aw, they don’t really mean it.
Just because they believe that they have divine instructions from Allah himself to bring back the 12th Imam by creating global chaos doesn’t mean that they will actually start a nuclear war or anything.
And just because they lied to inspectors and violated every agreement about clandestine nuclear weapons facilities buried a mile or more below a mountain certainly doesn’t mean they will actually build a bomb.
And just because the Iranians have a gazillion centrifuges spinning day and night to enrich uranium and are feverishly building ICBMs doesn’t mean there’s anything to worry about.
And just because the Iranians are holding 3 American citizens in a hell-hole prison doesn’t mean that they don’t respect us.
And just because …