The New York Daily News’ Tuesday morning cover called 47 Republican senators “TRAITORS” for sending an open letter to Iran pointing out that they can overturn any deal made by President Barack Obama. (RELATED: David Gregory Admits Liberal Media Bias In ‘Off-The-Record’ Talk)
Pictured prominently on the cover are Republican senators Mitch McConnell, Ted Cruz, Tom Cotton and Rand Paul, all of whom signed on the letter. The senators are accused of trying to “sabotage” a nuclear deal with Iran and “risk[ing] a war” with Iran.
“Regardless of President Obama’s fecklessness in negotiating a nuclear deal with Iran,” a small text box reads, “47 Republican U.S. senators engaged in treachery by sending a letter to the mullahs aimed at cutting the legs out from under America’s commander-in-chief.”
Bizarrely enough, NYDN appears to actually agree with the Republicans’ policy goals. “We join GOP signatories in opposing the pact as outlined…” its editorial on the subject reads, later adding, “Democrats would be grossly wrong to prevent congressional oversight of an agreement that promises to reshape the balance of power in the Middle East and endanger Israel…”