Reactions–left and right–to the Iran deal: Progressive Blog Digest

Editor’s note: Here’s a look at how the left and the right are reacting to the agreement between Iran and the P5+1  [UN Security Council permanent five nations, plus Germany] to a moratorium on nuclear weapons production. This is an excerpt from the daily Progressive Blog Digest. Read the full feed, with additional links, here.


Can the left handle Iran nuclear deal good news?

Why the Iranian Nuclear Deal Is Dangerous

We Have a Deal With Iran. A Good One.

Congratulations to Secretary of State John Kerry and his boss. This seems like a remarkably good deal. . . .

I’m curious about whether there’s a single Republican officeholder with the guts, smarts, and patriotism to say out loud that this is good for the country.



The agreement signed with Iran on Sunday is a momentous step forward. Yet Republicans will try to subvert the success by playing to their Obama-hating base. . . .

@JohnCornyn:  Amazing what WH will do to distract attention from O-care [read on]

Corker Claims Iran Is Taking Advantage Of ‘Weak’ Obama Administration