With all the uber-nationalists among the traditional Islamists/Anti-Semites and their likeminded lefty allies coming out of the woodworks it just goes to show, if you live long enough you will see everything.
This is the same triumvirate whose “imam” Khomeini’s disdain for the whole concept is best summed up in his 1980 public remark where he said:
“We do not worship Iran, we worship Allah. For patriotism is another name for paganism. I say let this land burn. I say let this land go up in smoke, provided Islam emerges triumphant in the rest of the world.”
And now with sanctions starting to bite hardly a day goes by without a rabid Islamist or their cockeyed lefty lap poodle of likeminded ally not trying to outdo the other in rallying support for the motherland.
There is no more talk of “downtrodden” or facing off and defeating “imperialism”. It is now all Iran all the time and what is good for the national interest and glory of Iran. There are no more prefixes to the name either, just Iran.
Isn’t a robust khodeti in order?
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