Ahmadinejad, the puppet president beholden to the Supreme Leader (Khamenei), came to the US this week and brought with him his Cheshire cat grin.
I’m a believer in free speech so I personally had no qualms about the platform that he was given on American media. The problem is that the world, for the most part, is unaware of the intricate details that shape this man and his extremist beliefs.
For example, I would bet that less than 0.00001% of those in attendance at Columbia University know what the Hojjatieh Society is, nor that their recent guest is a member of that organization.
Were the American people to be truly informed as to the motivations behind this troll of a man, they would be able to clearly see through his hackneyed performance and his insincere crocodile smile.
In the video below, Ahmadinejad is asked about the plight of the Baha’is in Iran. He follows his usual modus operandi and sidesteps the question. When he is again asked he gives another non answer (around the 3:00 mark).
In this second video, he is asked about the plight of homosexuals in Iran (for those that don’t know, Iran regularly executes suspected homosexuals — even those younger than 18, which is against international law to which it has bound itself voluntarily).
Here is a CBC documentary on the lives of homosexuals in current Iranian society (part 1):