February 19, 2014

Eric Cantor's Extraordinary Iran Claim

Greg Scoblete, RealClearWorld

The Associated Press

The cosmologist Carl Sagan popularized the notion that "extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence." Yet when it comes to Iran, it appears the rules of evidentiary common sense are out the window.

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