My Mideast Punchlines: Oh, for the love of….

Here’s a startling revelation about the new ‘moderate’ President of Iran

. . his elder son took his own life in 1992 in protest of his father’s close connection with Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

“I hate your government, your lies, your corruption, your religion, your double acts and your hypocrisy,” wrote the future president’s son in his suicide note, published in London by exiled Iranian political commentator Ali Reza Nouri.

The official Iranian press attributed the young man’s suicide to unrequited love.

MC900030085 Quite. Love of freedom.

Jun 18, 2013

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