It has been awe-inspiring to watch the hand-wringing by North American politicians and the corporate mass media over whether or not Iran’s presidential election was rigged.
The odds are that Iran’s presidential election was rigged. But so were the U.S. presidential elections of 2000 and 2004 which foist George W. Bush upon America and the world.
The corporate mass media were pretty silent on those electoral thefts.
In fact, the last time Iran has a free and fair election was in the early 1950s, when the Iranian electorate chose a socialist government. In response to this triumph of democracy, the American CIA deposed president Mossadegh and installed its own puppet, the brutal and wildly corrupt Shah of Iran.
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