It was only a few days ago that people like Washington Examiner managing editor Philip Klein were calling it “outrageous” that the Obama administration was considering releasing Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard in some attempt to smooth things over with Israel in the wake of the Iran nuclear deal.

Tuesday night, the National Security Council essentially confirmed that theory by sending out a press representative to deny it.

Tell us another one.

So now an inmate sentenced to life in prison can look forward to his term being up?

We thought you had to be a nonviolent drug offender to secure release from the president himself.