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Column: 'Rosewater' Shows 'How Ridiculous' Iran Can Be

Jon Stewart’s new movie, “Rosewater,” was conceived out of guilt and is being born at a potentially pivotal time for U.S.-Iran relations. The hero of the film, which opens in U.S. theaters on Friday, is former Newsweek correspondent Maziar Bahari, who in the run-up to Iran’s 2009 presidential elections gave an interview to Jason Jones, mock correspondent on The Daily Show, which Stewart hosts. When the clip was shown, the caption “senior espionage correspondent” appeared under Jones’...

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