As the nuclear talks with Iran enter the final stretch, and as the media coverage reaches the point of hysteria, it is useful to step back a bit and offer a few observations about how to approach the kinds of revelations and arguments that we might expect in the coming days or weeks.
After saying that he would sign Arkansas's Religious Freedom bill, Asa Hutchinson backed down and requested changes to the legislation. Like Mike Pence, Hutchinson lied and said that the bill was identical to a bill signed by Bill Clinton in 1993. The bill that Clinton signed prevented government discrimination. The Indiana and Arkansas bills promote private discrimination. Both Pence and Hutchinson faced pushback from the business community. The Governors are now trying to save face by falsely proclaiming that there was never any intent to discriminate.