The Obama administration has been insisting that a $400 million payment to Iran at the time four American hostages were being released was in no way a ransom, but was instead part of a separate deal.

Pastor Saeed Abedini was one of the people released by Iran, and he described not being allowed to depart the country until another plane arrived:

Will the mainstream media consider that a trivial detail not worth mentioning?

It’s a part of the story not helpful to the Obama administration spin, so chances are it could be deemed not worth mentioning:

Bingo.

Expect crickets from most of the MSM.

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