In a head of foolish, youthful fervour perhaps a year and a half ago, I proclaimed that it didn’t matter what supposedly incumbent Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said about the holocaust or about Israel, so long as he stuck to his words in helping out the disadvantaged in Iran, he was a good president. Oh, how times have changed. The problem in
Still, some commentators have said that Mousavi is but the wily, more manicured version of what Ahmadinejad represents, a leadership based not on the people but on those who can offer power. At this time, it happens to be the people who can attract the most attention for Mousavi and thus the most power but, apparently, once the winds shift, Mousavi will be nothing more than a white-haired Ahmadinejad. There’s only way to be sure of what to make of the Iranian elections. Recount. Unfortunately, perhaps even the protesters themselves will be wary of the potent for violence, even if they are lead by Mousavi, the martyr who may not have a cause. Just to clarify, I am still missing the point.