Iranian foreign minister: I won’t shake Condi’s dirty feminine hand

posted at 11:06 am on March 26, 2007 by Allahpundit

It would be un-Islamic.

Mottaki: The meeting in Baghdad [with the United States] was worthwhile. Our exchange was very constructive and productive. No one spoke badly about the other. We are prepared to forget the mistakes of the past. We should turn to the future, especially in the case of Iraq.

SPIEGEL: Does this mean that you will meet with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and that you plan to shake hands with the Americans?

Mottaki: As a devout Muslim, I adhere to our Islamic principles and will certainly not shake hands with Ms. Rice.

Actually, he’s got good reason to hate Condi. She’s finally doing the sort of thing to Iran that we hoped she would when she became SoS — as the Donald might say, she’s makin’ deeealz.

More than 40 major international banks and financial institutions have either cut off or cut back business with the Iranian government or private sector as a result of a quiet campaign launched by the Treasury and State departments last September, according to Treasury and State officials.

The financial squeeze has seriously crimped Tehran’s ability to finance petroleum industry projects and to pay for imports. It has also limited Iran’s use of the international financial system to help fund allies and extremist militias in the Middle East, say U.S. officials and economists who track Iran.

The U.S. campaign, developed by Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr. and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, emerged in part over U.S. frustration with the small incremental steps the U.N. Security Council was willing to take to contain the Islamic republic’s nuclear program and support for extremism, U.S. officials say…

The new campaign particularly targets financial transactions involving the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, which is now a major economic force beyond its long-standing role in procuring arms and military materiel…

Iranian importers are particularly feeling the pinch, with many having to pay for commodities in advance when a year ago they could rely on a revolving line of credit, said Patrick Clawson, a former World Bank official now at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. The scope of Iran’s vulnerability has been a surprise to U.S. officials, he added

Ahmadinejad’s rhetoric — from denying the Holocaust to comparing Iran’s stock exchange to gambling — has helped, experts say. “There is very little foreign investment in Iran not because of sanctions, but because of the atmosphere created by Ahmadinejad’s crazy statements,” said Jahangir Amuzegar, former Iranian finance minister and executive director of the International Monetary Fund.

Exit question: Should we expect Iran to pour less money into terrorism now? Or more?


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Exit answer: No change.

amerpundit on March 26, 2007 at 11:11 AM

Exit answer: More.

I’m sure the FM wouldn’t shake her leg, either.

Attila (Pillage Idiot) on March 26, 2007 at 11:13 AM

It’s true: sura 17:43

“And Allah says touch you not girls, for they have cooties, and are icky.”

albo on March 26, 2007 at 11:15 AM

Well, I say this gives Condi a GREAT excuse to not touch him.

Turnabout is fair play.

Bob's Kid on March 26, 2007 at 11:18 AM

Not sure if more or less, but the end result could be a cosmetic shift in leadership. The current look doesn’t seem to help the domestic economic situation in Iran, and I doubt the mullahs like it all that much. As this crackdown is all the result of too much exposure, I would expect Iran to find some way to let things die down, people reinvest, and then the funds go to support international terror.

Given that, they took those Brits which would make no sense… ultimately, I am getting the feeling from Iran that the right hand doesn’t know what the left hand is doing.

Wineaholic on March 26, 2007 at 11:21 AM

What if Condi just punches him in the mouth? Is that un-Islamic? What if she hits him with a side of bacon instead?

BillLalor on March 26, 2007 at 11:24 AM

Don’t waste bacon.

Bad Candy on March 26, 2007 at 11:27 AM

Ok . . . then I think a firm kick in his crotch would be appropriate for that dirt bag.

rplat on March 26, 2007 at 11:28 AM

I would love to see Condi punch him in the mouth, but slapping him upside the head with a side of bacon would be hillarious!

SCGOPgirl on March 26, 2007 at 11:28 AM

I do believe they have it backwards. All the Muslim men I have seen in the news spouting off about dirty women, look like big fat pigs. What woman in thier right mind would willingly shake thier hands is beyond me. To me these men are weak and cowardly and just thinking about how they treat the women and children makes me want to take batting practice to thier family jewels.

ChrisIansNana on March 26, 2007 at 11:33 AM

Look to Iran’s policy to mirror their personal contact with the representative of the United States.

We are still the “infidel” to them, and they will treat us as such. The only way to deal with Iran effectively is to posses power and force, and the willingness to use it. Nothing less will work with the Iranians.

omegaram on March 26, 2007 at 11:50 AM

I would love to see Condi punch him in the mouth, but slapping him upside the head with a side of bacon would be hillarious!

SCGOPgirl

Eat some bacon then get in close to him lol

Defector01 on March 26, 2007 at 12:05 PM

Exit question: Should we expect Iran to pour less money into terrorism now? Or more?

Probably more. I get the feeling that, to the Iranian regime, this is just a game of seeing who will flinch first.

I keep hearing about how the Iranian people are somewhat pro-west (and more open-minded), despite the lunatics in power. How will this play out, if things continue to go the way they are? How long will they tolerate this regime that brings them nothing but poverty and misery?

Rick on March 26, 2007 at 12:05 PM

SCGOPgirl on March 26, 2007 at 11:28 AM

Only if she ties the bacon to the back of her hand, so as to pimp-slap the FM while reciting the Leonidas speech from 300, the one right before he kicks the Persian into the well.

Kid from Brooklyn on March 26, 2007 at 12:14 PM

It’s not that girls have cooties, it’s that Islamic law suggests that if a Muslim male touches a female he’s not related to, why he’ll just rape her on the spot!

And you know what happens next. Mottaki wouldn’t ever want to go back to his wives.

A tragedy, I tells ya.

The Monster on March 26, 2007 at 12:18 PM

I’m sure this comes as a HUGE disapointment to Condi.

Alden Pyle on March 26, 2007 at 12:21 PM

Maybe he’s afraid Condi will crush his little sissy hand and put him on his knees in front of the whole world. Her punching him in the mouth is a great visual, her punching him with bacon wrapped around her fist is a visual that’ll have me smilin’ all day, thanks Bill!

Now, if we could just get Hillary to EAT some bacon and KISS the F.M., we’d be in business!

Albo: “…for they have cooties and are icky.” HAHAHAHA Best line so far!

Tony737 on March 26, 2007 at 12:27 PM

How about a coupla B2′s loaded up with bunker busters and piloted by all female crews?

Take along a camera inside the planes.

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The Machine on March 26, 2007 at 12:59 PM

Exit question: Should we expect Iran to pour less money into terrorism now? Or more?

How do you say “double down” in Farsi?

Kid from Brooklyn on March 26, 2007 at 1:04 PM

The Machine on March 26, 2007 at 12:59 PM

Only after the massive pr0n airdrop.

Kid from Brooklyn on March 26, 2007 at 1:05 PM

Exit question: More virgins.

spmat on March 26, 2007 at 1:46 PM

Exit question: More virgins.
spmat on March 26, 2007 at 1:46 PM

Yeah, but will he shake their hands?

I think Condi doesn’t have to slap, punch, or perform any type of violence in any way, cartoonish or otherwise. She is above the violence inherent in Islam. But kick em in the wallet, that’s my kind of boxing.

Kini on March 26, 2007 at 2:02 PM

“Dirty Hands”
Hey, is this guy a racist?

Say, doesn’t Iran rely on a few sea based oil platforms for transshipments? Why don’t we accidentatlly run into them with some oil tankers?

Iblis on March 26, 2007 at 2:26 PM

The Monster on March 26, 2007 at 12:18 PM

Try to show our Secretary of State a little more respect, OK? She gets enough black stereotypes thrown at her by the left; friendly fire from the right, even in jest, is just uncalled for.

Anton on March 26, 2007 at 3:10 PM

Hillary agrees with Mattaki. Refuses to condemn. She’d wear a burka and bow instead.

roninacreage on March 26, 2007 at 5:21 PM

“How about a coupla B2’s loaded up with bunker busters and piloted by all female crews?”

I have been told by a Muslim that if a Holy Warrior on Jihad is killed by a woman infidel in combat, he:

1. Does not go to heaven.
2. Does not get the milk and honey and sweet dates
3. Does not get the 72 virgins.

It’s a HUGE insult to be bested by a woman who is also kuffir. It means that the Jihadi isn’t not “man enough” to be a martyr. Or so I am told.

georgej on March 26, 2007 at 5:56 PM

What if she wears her leather gloves?

- The Cat

MirCat on March 26, 2007 at 7:04 PM

I won’t shake Condi’s dirty feminine hand

3rd 7th century thinking…

Calling NOW, calling NOW…no one there…calling NOW…

Entelechy on March 26, 2007 at 11:38 PM