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Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Does THIS Upset Liberals At All?

From The Hindu:

    Tehran: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has fired an ominous warning at the country's educated elites by calling for a purge of "liberal and secular" academics in the country's universities.

    In what some analysts interpreted as the start of a clampdown, Mr. Ahmadinejad derided secular lecturers as a fifth column of Western colonialism, which he said was seeking to expand into Iran.

    "Today, students should protest and shout at the President asking why some liberal and secular professors are still present in the universities," he told a gathering of young scientists on Tuesday.

Does The Left in the U.S. "get it" yet, or will they need to see the heads of their fellow Libs chopped off before they realize Ahmadinejad is Certifiably Wacko?

    Iran's Islamic authorities have kept universities under close surveillance since a wave of student protests demanding greater freedom in 1999. A student leader, Akbar Mohammadi, died in jail in July after a hunger strike started in protest at being re-imprisoned following a long-term release on medical grounds.

Why, who do these students think they are, expecting various types of freedoms, one perhaps which would allow them to protest. Ingrates!

No, wait, I take it all back. See - all you Lefties - he's tying Western Colonialism to Liberalism, Academia and Unabashed Secularism. He's right, I agree with him: "a purge of 'liberal and secular' academics in the country's universities,"...and..."asking why some liberal and secular professors are still present in the universities." Getting rid of Liberals in the educational system can't be a bad thing, can it?

Good times, ahhhhhhh, good times!


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