Thoughts on South African and international politics and culture

Thursday, June 30, 2005

Whether true or not, it's scary

It's either a very significant indictment of Iran's new leadership, otherwise it's the best politically motivated hack job the liberal CNN has ever fallen for. You decide:
A quarter-century after they were taken captive in Iran, five former American hostages say they got an unexpected reminder of their 444-day ordeal in the bearded face of Iran's new president-elect.

Watching coverage of Iran's presidential election on television dredged up 25-year-old memories that prompted four of the former hostages to exchange e-mails.

And those four realized they shared the same conclusion -- the firm belief that President-elect Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had been one of their Iranian captors.