I’m from the government…

Over many years I’ve heard con­ser­v­a­tives mock lib­er­als with the line about beware the per­son who says “I’m from the gov­ern­ment, I’m here to help.”

But in recent for­eign affairs it would seem that this is exact­ly what the con­ser­v­a­tives want the Pres­i­dent to say to the Iranians.

Not that any­one thinks there would actu­al­ly be any help.