for one thing, there are no iran embassy in israel or USA. for another, what will the 'lefties' demand? that iran free the hikers? even after giving them 8 years for a serious offense, that iran must release them on compassionate grounds? what exactly would the 'leftists' protest or demand?
U.S. weighs sanctioning Russia as well as China in cyber attacks (Reuters)
from the article: Israeli father of released U.S. hiker says his son is 'faring well'