I hear what you are saying.. and I appreciate that someone plays devils advocate.
But upon checking articles' comment sections and Rolling Stones FB page... I don't think very many people have your stance on this issue.
Not that the majority means they're right.... just that a large demographic finds this offensive.

"If it turns out that President Barack Obama can make a deal with the most intransigent, hard-line, unreasonable, totalitarian mullahs in the world but not with Republicans? Maybe he’s not the problem."