Obama Chastises France Over Iran

Pool photo by Pete Marovich

Did he serve this with some Freedom Fries? Before a state dinner to celebrate the visit of French President Francois Hollande, President Obama declared the U.S. would crack down hard on companies that evade sanctions against Iran “like a ton of bricks.” There was little uncertainty which companies Obama means, as just a week ago, a delegation of French executives went to Tehran hoping to score some business deals. The president’s strident warning came as President Hollande stood looking on.