The Manhattan district attorney's office has smashed a sinister plot to smuggle nuclear weapons materials to Iran through unwitting New York banks…Officials plan to unseal a 118-count indictment…accusing a Chinese national of setting up a handful of fake companies to hide that he was selling millions of dollars in potential nuclear materials to Tehran….Iranian Nuke Plot Vaporized in the City, Melissa Grace, NY Daily News, 4/7/2009
Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau is retiring with this case – going out with a bang. A Democrat, one wonders what his parting thoughts might be on what’s happened to his party since he became DA in 1972. As a contribution to the President’s no-nukes pledge, this case is a marvel. As a warning of how deluded the leading Democrats have become since 1972, it’s a perfect case.