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While every other news outlet in the nation is oohing and ahhing over Barack Obama’s appearance on The Tonight Show last night, we’re choosing instead to focus on another video – the one in which he joins the people of Iran in celebrating Norwuz, the Iranian New Year.

That’s all well and good, we suppose, but Obama did a little more than just celebrate this “ancient ritual and moment of renewal,” he offered to wipe the slate clean and embark on a “new beginning” with Iran, a nation that pretty much hates America’s guts and wants to see us all dead.

Hmmm … combined with our diminished military strength and rapidly accumulating foreign debt, what could possibly go wrong?

Since we never thought there would ever be a presidential administration that was more liberal than the fictitious Bartlett Administration in Aaron Sorkin’s The West Wing, it occurred to us that Obama might benefit from hearing what the former standard bearers of liberalism in America might say about his little speech …