Mahmoud Ahmadinejad got a really big send-off before his trip to NYC
In the parade, some of the trucks carrying Iranian missiles were painted with popular slogans: “Down with the U.S.” and “Down with Israel.”
Later today I’ll be posting about the three stooges that will be entertaining ‘Jad once he gets to the US.
As I mentioned Thursday, Iran is
intent on wiping Israel off the map,
arming Shiia terrorists in Iraq,
and swearing to develop nuclear weapons
For this, Ahmadinejad gets rewarded and feasted by the three stooges:
and Moe/the National Press Club.
The UN invites him as a speaker. That is hardly surprising, since the UN has distinguished itself as a cesspool of tyrants. The UN is officially a platfrom from which tyrants can harange againt the USA. We have witnessed this time and time again.
Columbia University, however, has shown it true colors. While the Minutemen and the ROTC are not allowed to speak, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the anti-Semite terrorost-in-chief, who believes in the Mahdi but not in the Holocaust, is featured Monday as part of its series entitled “World Leaders Forum”. As The Oxford Medievalist explains,
Apparently, Columbia University feels they should provide Ahmadinejad with a forum to further air his prima facie absurd and hateful rhetoric, so long as he’s willing to debate. I didn’t know his rhetoric needed to be debated, let alone given yet another platform; I thought the conclusion was plainly known: Mahmoud is an apocalyptic madman Jew-hating president of a regime bent on spreading its Islamist revolution throughout the Middle East and, eventually, the world.
But you see, Columbia is so open-minded that they would “invite Hitler to engage in debate by Columbia’s students and faculty.”
Additionally, The Columbia Coalition Against the War doesn’t want progressives to demonstrate against ‘Jad because they are worried about publicity:
A rally where each speaker denounces Ahmadinejad’s reactionary policies and just a few call explicitly for military action will still be perceived, on campus and around the U.S., as pro-war.
The Coalition has not given one moment’s thought to the fact that Ahmadinejad’s entire trip is already being touted as a propaganda victory for the murderous Iranian regime.
The National Press Club’s innagurates its first-ever videoconference luncheon by having Ahmadinejad speaking and taking questions. Rest assured that ‘Jad’s replies will be spun and respun as propaganda soundbites all across the Islamic world.
Not that coddling tyrants is new at the NPC. Earlier this summer the National Press Club cancelled a “newsmaker” event on press freedom organized by Venezuelan students, at the request of the Venezuelan Embassy.
The bottom line on Ahmadinejad is, if he can demonstrate that he is treated abroad as a respected leader, he will be better able to counter his critics at home.
‘Jad belongs in Gitmo.
And for the record, I like Ike.
In the meantime, Dr Sanity has The Carnival of the Insanities.
[Clarification and apology:
I am using the Stooges as a metaphor for clownish behavior. My apologies to the descendants of the Three Stooges – Larry Fine (Larry), Joe deRita (CurlyJoe), and the Howard brothers, Curly, Moe and Shemp – whose parents and grandparents have brought so much enjoyment togenerations of Americans and who supported the war effort during World War II.]