"Every Iranian is a single campaign headquarter."
So if you've been living in the world for the last week, you know that Iran had an "election" (and I use that term loosely) for Prime Minister last Friday. Supposedly Ahmadinejad won another term, with 62% of the vote, even though every poll before hand showed a razor thin difference between he and Mousavi, with many showing Mousavi with the lead. 62% is a fracking landslide, and I just cannot believe those results are accurate, taking into account everything beforehand. Obviously, many in Iran feel the same way, since the protesting hasn't stopped and doesn't seem as though it will anytime soon. I'm so proud of the people in that country. They are taking to the streets despite their government telling them to do otherwise. They are taking photos and videos for the rest of the world to see, at their own risk, since foreign news sources are now not allowed to report on the protests. Screw ireports about random bumper stickers here in the US (cough, I posted a picture of mine on ireport, cough), here are people in the midst of real drama, and taking it into their own hands. I get goosebumps when I see people fighting for their rights. I'm just terribly afraid that it will amount to nothing.
Thursday, June 18, 2009
Posted by Unlikely Oilfield Wife at 1:34 AM