"At a certain point, talking (to the Iranians) is counterproductive rather than productive because time is not on our side," he said, adding later that "the carrot approach does not work with these people."So true. Which is why we should say "Screw the Republicans", and ram through reconciliation legislation on health insurance reform as soon as possible.
As for Kyl, he can lead the charge to Persia. We'll check in on you there next year, Jon. Good luck with that.