Khomeini a la Pahlavi
Hossein Khomeini's talk in Washington
By Mehrdad Soofi
October 3, 2003
French is in vogue and all sophisticated people like to c'est
la vie everything, haajeetoon, who likes to be considered sophisticated
and a very very "in" kind of guy, decided to write
the title in French. You know what else is in these days? Kooks.
Which brings us to asleh matlab.
Aaghaa Seyyed Hossein Khomeini came to Washington
DC last week, jaayeh hamegi khaalee [news].
Baa hezaar salaamo salavaat, Aa-Seyd Hossein gave a brief speech
and completed an hour-long question-and-answer
session at the
American Enterprise Institute (AEI).
The AEI stands firmly
to the right on almost all issues and right wing and characters
like Michael Ledeen are among its prominent jeereh-khors.
Ledeen incidentally was the one who introduced the Khomeini to
First of all, how did the grand son of the
man who labled America the "Great
Satan" and inspired extremists around the world, managed
to get a visa? Jal al-khaalegh! Well, considering the fact that
publicly spoken against religious rule and allied
hawks, he deserves a lot more, maybe even an interview with Christiane
Joon on CNN.
Aa-Seyd Hossein had a lot of nice things to say.
He said Jomhuriyeh Elami "hameh ro aziyyat mikoneh" not
just women. He did not have specific info about WMDs in Iran
but added that az een IRI "hameh chi bar miyaad". (Begzarim
keh he is a molla and as such deep in with the rest of them, at
least up until now.)
shared really nice ideas for mellateh setam deedeh.
Referendum. Democracy. Secular government. Freedom of speech.
In other words esteghlaal, aazaadi, but not Jomhuriyeh Eslaami.
Unless of course the referendum says so.
Wait a minute. Last
I heard that stuff, it came from Reza Jaan-e Pahlavi. Seems
like 1+1= 3. OK folks. You heard it here first. Just remember:
we will soon be fed a new salvation
package, courtesy of the US neo-cons who
are done with destroying Iraq and Afghanistan and are focusing
The Khomeini -Pahlavi United Front (KPUF) is
going to be it. And for me. I am going to get in on this
bandwagon and set up shop. I am looking
to being a vazir or vakeel very soon. Beh kooriyeh cheshmeh
Zendeh baad KPUF!
Mordeh baad baghiyeh! (until
further notice that is :o)
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