The Day Before Ahmadinejad’s US Visit: Down With USA (Update: Arabic Reads, ‘Death to USA’)
Tomorrow, Iranian thug-in-chief Mahmoud Ahmadinejad leaves for New York, to speak at the UN and be feted by the National Press Club and Columbia University, and by “progressives.”
Today, he presided over a huge parade of military hardware, featuring slogans such as “Down with USA” with an image of a burning US flag.
He’ll fit right in at Columbia.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, 3rd left, and other dignitaries watch as military jeeps of the Iran Revolutionary Guards carry anti U.S. and anti Israel slogans during large-scale military parades … on Saturday Sept. 22, 2007. (AP Photo/Hasan Sarbakhshian)
UPDATE at 9/22/07 12:13:28 pm:
Several Arabic-speaking readers have emailed to let me know that the slogan in Arabic script, above “Down with USA/Esrail,” actually says “DEATH to USA/Israel.”