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#1 Will Tracy, the editor of the Onion, released a statement joking that Fars was a subsidiary of the Onion. "They have acted as our Middle Eastern bureau since the mid 1980s, when the Onion's publisher, T. Herman Zweibel, founded Fars with the government approval of the late Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khomeini. The Onion freely shares content with Fars and commends the journalists at Iran's Finest News Source on their superb reportage."
Posted by tipper 2012-09-29 01:09||
#2 "77 percent of rural Caucasian American voters would rather spend time with Ahmadinejad than Obama"
I might resemble that remark - though I'd rather spend time with my dentist getting a root canal; Dinnerjacket's funnier.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-09-29 01:15||
#3 "The Onion" is a great American news outlet as good as CBS, NBC, ABC or the New York Times. Why shouldn't the Iranians quote it. /sarc off
Posted by Au Auric 2012-09-29 02:30||
#4 I am also on the fence here - whether I would prefer to associate with the anti-American, Israal-hating, narcissistic, annoying, arrogant little prick - or with Ahmadinejad.
If there was a third choice to blow my head off with a .44 Magnum, that would be a welcome alternative.
Posted by Lone Ranger 2012-09-29 06:44||
#5 No difference in the two. Both are helminths, eating away at their hosts.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-09-29 07:24||
#6 At least Mahmoud is up front about his hatred. What I dislike most about BHO is his smiling pretense of being on our side.
Posted by Frozen Al 2012-09-29 11:18||
#7 But after listening to Howard Stern interview those morons in New York the other day I'm not at all certain that I doubt this story. Some of those people could probably be convinced that Dinner Jacket our Secretary of State. He probably couldn't be any worse than Hildebeast.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2012-09-29 16:19||
#8 Dinner Jacket is less of a threat to flyover country than Obama and more of a threat to do something that might effect Obama's urban base.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-09-29 16:45||