Friday, December 19, 2008

Ayatollah Janati: "The shoe Intifadha in Iraq should not be overlooked easily"

Surely the Ayatollah supports Stephen Millies as well:
Substitute Friday prayers leader of Tehran Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati here Friday hailed Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zeidi's recent shoe-tossing at the US President George W. Bush and said the "shoe Intifadha" should not be taken for granted.

"The shoe Intifadha in Iraq should not be overlooked easily. Well done to Iraqi journalist for throwing the shoes at the US President.

His shoes should be kept in Iraq's political museum. The pair of shoes are more valuable than crowns, medals and signs," Ayatollah Jannati told large groups of Tehrani Friday prayers worshipers at Tehran University campus.

He suggested carrying shoes in all the anti-US demonstrations held in Iran and Iraq.

"The shoe hurling by Iraqi journalist had many messages which the world received them and Iraqi people too held demonstrations afterwards. People should support the Iraqi journalist," he added. [...]
I hear Hamas has been acquiring shoes and is about to launch the Muntadhar al-Zeidi Brigades.

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