...the triumph of hope over experience.
-- WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- The United States still hopes Iran will respond positively next week to a U.N.-backed deal on nuclear fuel supply, but won't wait forever for a response, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.
Hours after Tehran ignored a Friday deadline to deliver its formal response to the proposal to the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency, State Department spokesman Ian Kelly said "our patience is not limitless."
"We hope that they will next week provide a positive response," Kelly told a news briefing, adding that "obviously we would have preferred to have a response today.
FROM THE COMMENTS:
"No doubt they are also trying to find a 'Wishing Really Hard' csar to take over that whole 'Hope' thing."*