Politics, Foreign Policy, Current Events and Occasional Outbursts Lacking Couth

Psychological warfare!

How dare ye?!

Ahm sets aside his dead rodent collection and reflects on 300. (via Ares)

[...] now the country's Islamic leadership has accused it of "psychological warfare" over its depiction of the battle between the Greeks and Persians at Thermopylae in 480BC, regarded as a key event in the birth of western democracy by some historians.

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's government has joined MPs, bloggers and local media in denouncing the newly-released Warner Brothers epic, 300, as a calculated attempt to demonise Iran at a time of intensifying US pressure over the country's nuclear programme.

Mr Ahmadinejad's spokesman branded the film "an insult to Iran" while four MPs have urged the foreign ministry to pressure other Muslim countries to ban it[...]

If ole Ahm is so historically inclined he might want to weigh his own regime against that of Cyrus and then piss and moan accordingly. Not sure what bloggers came out against this, but to those that lead such a miserable existence that they can find the time to seriously correlate a fucking movie to the complexities of current real world events and then fart forth such idiocy: Get a grip.