Seemingly, this makes it clear that the enemy is not the present nasty regime, but Iran (and, particularly, a powerful Iran) in general. Would a democratic Iran have the right to have nukes? Then we we could have TWO countries that were the 'only democracies in the Middle East', and both would be nuclear-armed. What could be better, eh?
Iran deal opposition grows among U.S. Republicans, Reuters poll shows (Reuters)
from the article: ANALYSIS / Iran scientist likely killed by opponents of nuclear program