In Turnabout, Iran’s Conservatives Support Ahmadinejad
The New York Times / Nazilla Fathi
10-Nov-2008 (2 comments)

TEHRAN — President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad received praise from Iran’s reformist politicians and withering criticism from its conservatives after he sent Barack Obama a letter last week congratulating him on winning the American presidential race.  But in a sign that conservatives fear their attacks might inadvertently strengthen a possible reformist candidate in Iran’s own presidential vote in June, their criticism has quickly shifted to early support for Mr. Ahmadinejad’s re-election. The potential opponent is former President Mohammad Khatami, the moderate Mr. Ahmadinejad bested in the last elections in 2005. Mr. Khatami has not yet announced his candidacy, but is under pressure from his political allies to run. ... >>>

News Goffer

Down With..em...Viva!

by News Goffer on

At the end of the day, Mullahs know what's good for them and they'll figure out a way to stick together.  They might have their infights, but they are united on the outside.  Ahmadinejad is their man and everyone would rally behind him for this election. 



I'm so thrilled. I hope he

by Anonymous... (not verified) on

I'm so thrilled. I hope he is re-elected. It shows they are scared of Rahm and Obama. Watch for more brutal crackdowns and repression in the near future...the end is near.