Iran Election: Everybody Wins!

Iran Election: Everybody Wins!

Iran had one of those "neither free nor fair" elections in which Former Prime Minister Mir Hossein Mousavi and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad -- or "Wolf vs. Wolf in Sheep's Clothing," or "loony leader" vs. "supposed reformer," depending on how you look at it -- bamboozled millions of Iranians into voting for them. Now both sides are claiming victory. Mousavi has the mojo and the hopes of starry-eyed Westerners, while Ahmadinejad has the state-run media, the army, and other intangibles. Voting irregularities are claimed, so this doubtless will end up tied up in the Islamic courts for months. Photo (cc) Shahram Sharif.


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