Hypocrite of the Day

| Fri Jun. 26, 2009 10:05 AM EDT

Iranian cleric Ahmad Khatami, sermonizing at Friday prayers in Tehran:

"I ask the judiciary to behave harshly and cruelly with the leaders of the protests, as they are fed by the U.S. and Israel, so that it will teach a lesson to others."


Khatami said [Mir-Hossein Mousavi's] calls to annul the vote are "words of force."


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