As Reuters reports, Iran distributed medals to the soldiers who captured U.S. sailors and put them on their knees at gunpoint.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who has said Iran should remain wary of its arch-enemy the United States even after a landmark accord over Tehran’s nuclear program, awarded the Fath (Victory) medal to the head of the navy of the Revolutionary Guards and four commanders involved in the seizure of two U.S. Navy boats.
Iran has awarded the Fath medal since 1989 to war heroes, military commanders and politicians, especially those linked to the eight-year Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s.
If that doesn’t make you sick to your stomach…
@Reuters this is so stupid
— kyleroberts (@kyle_rbrts1) January 31, 2016
So, this happened. https://t.co/ryZblX32Lv
— Misty Callahan (@MistyACallahan) January 31, 2016
@Reuters we probably paid for those medals.
— Troy White (@Trompem) January 31, 2016
Triumph of Obama diplomacy. https://t.co/fY2r9qeh91
— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) January 31, 2016
@Reuters what an embarrassment
— Erick (@Erick407A) January 31, 2016
Embarrassment isn’t even the word.