Skip to comments.In surprise move, Iran's Ahmadinejad to run for president
Posted on 04/12/2017 12:17:24 PM PDT by seanmerc
Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday stunned the country by unexpectedly filing to run in the May presidential election, contradicting a recommendation from the supreme leader to stay out of the race.
Ahmadinejad's decision could upend an election many believed would be won by moderate President Hassan Rouhani, who negotiated the nuclear deal with world powers. Though Rouhani has yet to formally register, many viewed him as a shoe-in following Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's recommendation in September for Ahmadinejad to stand down and conservatives' inability to coalesce around a single candidate.
Ahmadinejad's firebrand style could prove appealing for hard-liners seeking a tough-talking candidate who can stand up to U.S. President Donald Trump. His candidacy also could expose the fissures inside Iranian politics that linger since his contested 2009 re-election, which brought massive unrest.
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Ahmadinejad = honest Iranian enemy.
Rouhani = taqiyya Iranian enemy.
I heard that he may even shave and wear a tie this time.
Without my permission?
Surprise to those who haven’t been paying attention.
Oh Yeah...ROFL...ask Californians how they like ‘Moonbeam’ Brown this time around...ROFLMAO!!!
1) I need to see his birth certificate.
2) It’s Elizabeth Warren’s turn.
At least this Iranian nut had some entertainment value.
(Because the world needs a really short guy with nuclear weapons.)
Was he or was he not one of the leading hostage takers in 79’? If so Trump should have him apprehended BEFORE the election and bring him in front of the 55 hostages to confirm his identity. If so it’s Guantanamo.
The correct term is "shoo-in". Sheesh, who do they hire to write these things?
I see why he didn’t choose Robert Reich for a
Yes, but will he take a shower?
Unlike fine wine, Moonbeam has definitely NOT improved with age.
That may be a bridge too far.
He can’t be worse than Hillary
Tim Kaine is available.
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