Saturday, April 30, 2011

Fars News: "Leader: People's Vote, Views Highly Important in Islamic Republic"

What kind of news agency is Fars News? The kind that publishes fluffy propaganda such as the following:
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Saturday underlined the Islamic Republic's special attention to people's will and demands.

"The Islamic Republic of Iran is proud to have given serious attention to people's views, thoughts and demands since the very first day (of the establishment of the Islamic Republic in 1979)," Ayatollah Khamenei said, addressing members of the Iranian city and village councils here in Tehran today.

Ayatollah Khamenei added that establishment of various councils in Iran signifies the Islamic ruling system's special attention to consultation and different views and opinions in governing the country.

"And that (attention to public views) stands opposite to autocratic and reactionary systems," the Leader stated. [...]
Great speech, Supreme Big Guy!

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