A 3-Step Animated Guide to writing a scary story about Iran for the Western media — inspired by last week’s flutter, started by Western officials via Reuters, about the “plutonium threat” from the yet-to-be-operational Arak nuclear reactor….

1. Find Your Story — Preferably With Imminent Prospect of an Atomic Bomb — With Help of “Western Diplomats”
2. Is This A Conspiracy Theory? (No.)
3. Why Is This Important? Iran, Timing, and the “Fear Factor”