Why would anyone want Jimmy Carter's opinion on Iran?

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    was the hostage crisis and botched foreign policy of his admin not bad enough?

    asking for his opinion on Iran is like giving Bernie Madoff your 2009 401k contribution
     
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    I'm interested in who has asked him as I agree it's crazy.
     
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    I just wonder how anyone that lived through the Carter administration can look at the way Obama has been conducting himself thus far and not be feeling a horrible deja vu.
     
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    The reason is this......if you do the exact opposite of what he says...you're pretty much guaranteed a win.
     
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    Lately, I have to think that Hillary Clinton goes to bed every night just shaking her head in disbelief.
     
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    That's about the only reason... Carter was, hands down, the worst President in modern history... and his worst aspect being foreign policy
     
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    Jimmie is that rare thing in politics, an intelligent, moral man. One of the greatest ironies of American society is while we pretend to be moral, just, and Christian, our only moral president was castigated for telling the truth. Michael Moore begins "Capitalism" with Carter giving a talk few understand, yet all want their children and their peers to follow. Of course Moore quickly switches to Reagan who like our TV society is pure myth. The contrast is fascinating.

    I once saw a piece on the truths of the hostage situation and Carter's meeting with them. It demonstrated the honesty and sincerity of the man. A rare thing.

    "....there's a growing realization that the starting point for many of the catastrophes confronting the United States today can be traced to Reagan's presidency. There's also a grudging reassessment that the "failed"- presidents of the 1970s--Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter--may deserve more credit for trying to grapple with the problems that now beset the country."

    OpEdNews - Article: Ronald Reagan: Worst President Ever?
     
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    Yet, Carter sucked a foreign policy.
     
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    Bill has been doing that for years.
     

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