Yes, in an irony of truly epic scale, the world’s top-ranking Holocaust-denier is accusing his political opponent in tomorrow’s elections of “a return to Hitler’s methods”. Displaying his signature statesmanship, Ahmadinejad has also threatened to have his opponent imprisoned, claiming that Mir Hossein Mousavi’s comments are an “insult” to the president, and that he should be “jailed”.
A significant portion of the people of Iran appear ready for a change in tomorrow’s presidential elections . International isolation as a result of Ahmadinejad’s inept brinkmanship, among other things, has left a nation which should be one of the world’s most prosperous in economic shambles.
Iran’s people seem to have an opportunity for peaceful and constructive change, which is unlikely in any sort of international intervention. We should all pray for their wisdom and welfare.
[General opinion elsewhere, including mean former U.S. Ambassador to the UN John Bolton on Fox this morning, is that any hope of material change with either presidential candidate is wishful thinking. Fortunately, there are other things to consider than the Iranian theopolitical process. I think I just made up a new word.]
America, on the other hand, continues to show classic symptoms of the onset of modern totalitarianism. This time, it’s another step along the road to the Cult of Personality, as a Newsweek commentator on MSNBC’s ironically-titled “Hardball” unilaterally announced the U.S. president’s deification. [From http://www.realclearpolitics.com/]
It’s getting a little late for an outbreak of common sense in public places, guys. By the time the Ten Commandments have been hauled off the courthouse lawns and replaced with Obama Groves, the damage to what little remains of the Republic will be likely irreparable.