So, the White House’s negotiations with Iran are working out just about as well as could be expected:

(Subsequent reports indicated that the ship was flying the Marshall Islands flag.)

Contrary to some reports, the ship does not appear to have been in Iranian waters:

“U.S. officials,” whatever that means, would like to, um, make a clarification:

Yeah, well, here’s the thing about that:

So, this should essentially be viewed as an attack on the U.S.

It’s a very bad one. And it’s only going to get worse, thanks to the Obama administration’s joke of an Iran strategy.

He’ll get to it. Eventually. Just as soon as he finishes up with more pressing business:

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional text and a tweet.