وزارد او دا وستساد
VIZITOR TO THE VESTSIDE
an
American blog of Iranian dissent

Baba Don't Preach

Welcome to 2009, folks. By all accounts this gregorian year should better than the last - the Mayans told me so. Plus this month formally marks the end of the Neo-Con Era, so surely we can only go up from here.

Now if we can only get rid of its counterpart ideology in Iran. It was an Orwellian moment across the pond on Christmas Eve, with England's Channel Four broadcasting a flowery speech by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. It was unusual to read left-wing pundits in the UK saluting the network, since Ahmadinejad is an unapolgetically right-wing conservative politician. And an Allah-coholic much like Dubya.

It was not too long ago that Ahmadinejad and his cryptic blog team came to the States with much furor. (thats 'furor' not 'fuhrer'!) The trip spawned this legendary SNL jingle, as well as the following Borat-styled clip courtesy of comedienne Negin Farsad, who's currently at the Palm Springs Int'l Film Fest with her documentary 'Nerdcore Rising'. Here Negin puts some self-righteous protesters in their rightful, or shall we say, wrongful place...


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