President Obama has made it clear that America is no longer in the business of selling out the legacy of our Founders and the mandates of the Constitution for the sake of a little bit of extra security.
Tehran will likely interpret Obama's declared interest in finding a new way forward based on mutual respect as a clear -- and very positive -- signal to the Middle East in general, and to Iran in particular.
"I'm thinking right now that if America can change, so can I. I can change my behavior, my attitude. I can make so many improvements. Like Barack, I am going to be somebody. I, too, will help America."