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How You Know Not To Take Someone Seriously

When she says something like this:

The Shiite mullahs who rule Iran and have seized the leadership of the Islamofascist war against us are as dangerous an enemy as America has ever faced. 

As dangerous as the Soviet nuclear arsenal?  As dangerous as Nazi Germany?  Please.  Iran is a small fry by comparison, and Americans would be fools to heed this sort of talk.

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Daniel Larison is a senior editor at TAC, where he also keeps a solo blog. He has been published in the New York Times Book Review, Dallas Morning News, World Politics Review, Politico Magazine, Orthodox Life, Front Porch Republic, The American Scene, and Culture11, and was a columnist for The Week. He holds a PhD in history from the University of Chicago, and resides in Lancaster, PA. Follow him on Twitter.

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