North demanded that the media ask the Obama administration if there was “a ransom, a fiscal, financial, money transaction,” with the Taliban as part of the deal. “Was there a ransom paid? Did the government of the United States, either directly or indirectly, finance a terrorist organization?”Well, he is the goddamn expert on these things, you gotta give him that. By the way, the reason arms were being illegally sold to the Iranian regime was itself to secure the release of American hostages taken by Iranian-backed terrorist groups—just in case you needed to paint a barn with irony and were about a hundred gallons short, and you're welcome. The story of why Oliver North could do all those things and not end up in the federal pen is similarly interesting, and perhaps one he'll share with you if you run into him at the next Fox News Christmas party. Long story short, 'Merica.
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