Quote of the Day: Affirmative Action for Iranian Missiles

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From CNN Pentagon correspondent Chris Lawrence:

Iran already has a missile that could reach the U.S. if it could put it on a ship and move it to within 600 miles of the American coastline.

Well, yes, I suppose so. And I could run a four-minute mile if you gave me a thousand-yard head start. Jesus.

This comes via Glenn Greenwald, who has more.

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