Nov 29, 2011

Iran, So Far Away; Repeating History

In the latest sign of deteriorating relations with the rest of the planet, a group of Iranian protesters stormed the British Embassy compound in Tehran on Tuesday, chanting “death to England,” tearing down a British flag and ransacking offices, according to British officials and images broadcast live on state-run Iranian television. It's too soon to see if they're affiliated with the Occupy Movement. Bad joke? Sure. But so is pulling a retro 1979 hostage crisis. Been there, done that, right? Just ask MockMood. PS - There isn't a US Embassy for the "students" to raid, so I suppose the UK was the next best thing?

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