The Iranian leader must be running out of anti-capitalists at home, so he comes to New York to find more.
Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is coming to America to both attend a UN General Assembly meeting and to meet with “American university students, artists, intellectuals and elites, including Occupy Wall Street anti-capitalist protestors.”
Where else can he find people who are just as anti-American as he is, except American universities and Occupy Wall Street?
Perhaps, an Open Society meeting or just lunch with George Soros? He certainly can’t rely on finding that sentiment at home. Except for some random mullahs and the Revolutionary Guards, his own people actually support increased freedoms. Those folks he hasn’t jailed or killed, that is.
No, to really find people who want to tear down capitalism, Ahmadinejad needs smelly Occupiers – and artists and elites, too.
The communists called them “useful idiots.” We just call them “liberals.”
It’s almost like a global anti-American anthem. Ahmadinejad must love it:
- “Like a pig you consumed
And like a pig you will roast,”
- “Strung up you’ll bleed
Like the pig you became”
Chant that loud enough in Farsi and you might be storming an embassy instead of Wall Street.
And let’s not leave out the anti-Semitic nature of the Occupiers. Ahmadinejad could probably teach them a few lessons there. “Remember, deny the Holocaust and plan to cause a new one all in the same breath,” he might as well say. How is that any different than Occupiers whining about “Zionist Jews, who are running these big banks and our Federal Reserve?”
Anyhow, it should be a fun meeting. Throw in Hugo Chavez and you’ve got the sequel to the South Park team’s 2004 “Team America” film.
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