Saturday, July 04, 2009

Irony is dead

This day of celebration of historic U.S. freedoms, the New York Time email news summary includes this item:

Top Reformers Admitted Plot, Iran Declares
By MICHAEL SLACKMAN
The Iranian government has made it a practice to publicize confessions from political prisoners, often subject to sleep deprivation, solitary confinement and torture, rights groups say.

My emphasis, obviously. Do these people read their own newspaper? Or perhaps they have consumed too much of that euphemistic pablum that passes for reporting in their own pages -- have a little harsh interrogation, anyone?

1 comment:

Darlene said...

I get it! But it's all the Americans fault. :-(

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