On page 261 of the paperback edition of Dear Leader Barack Hussein Obama’s (ghost written) book The Audacity of Hope, he wrote “I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.”
In what must be an effort in his mind to keep the political winds from shifting, in an NPR interview Obama said:
They [Iran] have a path to break through that isolation and they should seize it. Because if they do, there’s incredible talent and resources and sophistication inside of – inside of Iran, and it would be a very successful regional power that was also abiding by international norms and international rules, and that would be good for everybody. That would be good for the United States, that would be good for the region, and most of all, it would be good for the Iranian people.
During that SAME interview Obama said: