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posted at 10:57 pm on September 26, 2007 by Bryan

“No doubt, Ahmadinejad’s logic and composure in the face of the Columbia University head’s disgracing remarks is a cause of pride for all Iranians,” it wrote. “However, history will remember this behavior only if … he can prove that he trusts all academics and in all affairs.”

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Quite honestly, I don’t think it was Mahmoo’s logic and composure that made him appear unfazed, I think he just is really stupid and thick. He looked as if he wasn’t getting it. Even when he was booed, he did not seem to understand why he was being booed.

bloggless on September 26, 2007 at 11:07 PM

OH boy,this sounds like the Night of the Long Knives
from Germany,but Iranian style against Deans,and University
heads.

canopfor on September 26, 2007 at 11:10 PM

For all the haranguing about CU’s treatment of Achtptuiglob vis a vis cultural sensitivity and sensibility in the M.E., has anyone yet come forward to talk about the poor form it is as a guest to crap all over your host’s carpet, metaphorically speaking?

TexasDan on September 26, 2007 at 11:13 PM

he’s so brave I have a crush on him (gag)

Defector01 on September 26, 2007 at 11:40 PM

If Robert Spencer can’t “win” a debate* with a Muslim, it’s so laughable to me that the Leftards at Columbia thought they would be able to confront this monster. The Leftards are completely out of their league when dealing with Islam, which is what makes it so dangerous when the Left decides to do engage Islam on a global stage. Away from these shores there is no Left or Right… there is “America”, so when the Left loses (as they are destined to), America loses because our enemies are emboldened by the humiliation the Left brings upon itself and us.

The Iranian President is not nuts or crazy. He is acting completely rational in light of his religious beliefs. These Muslims must be met in battle and defeated because surely if they had the capacity they would wipe us out. I dont see anything funny about this.

* By saying he can’t win, i mean that no matter what he says, the Muslim he’s debating will just lie or dissemble and never acknoweldge the truth.

VinceP1974 on September 26, 2007 at 11:48 PM

A horrible thought has been on my mind.
War with Iran is inevitable,
and if so, the faster we get on with it, the better off we will be.

redshirt on September 26, 2007 at 11:51 PM

Our next president will be the CINC for war against Iran.

All eyes are on Israel (a nation the size of Whales) because it’s the home of God’s chosen people. This is where the world as we know it will end. There are hundreds of prophecy in scripture that tell what’s going to happen in the final battle for Israel. It’ll be messy but I wouldn’t bet against Israel if I were you.

Mojave Mark on September 26, 2007 at 11:57 PM

Others condemned the way Ahmadinejad was treated at Columbia University, where he criticized Israel and the United States and provoked laughter and jeers by saying Iran had no homosexuals.

Starting with fairly even numbers of males and females, no homosexuals is a pretty gutsy thing to say since if Islam allows up to four wives that then could leave up to three of four men with no good opportunity to marry.
Add to that men are kept separate from women and what do you think happens, less homosexuality?

Speakup on September 27, 2007 at 12:04 AM

He’s a dirty, smelly little piece of ****, period.

D2Boston on September 27, 2007 at 12:27 AM

War with Iran is inevitable

redshirt on September 26, 2007 at 11:51 PM

Probably. We shall see.

infidel4life on September 27, 2007 at 12:57 AM

Allah is a non-rational diety, so Mahmoud is actually being un-Islamic (and heretical) by his use of this Greco-Roman/Judeo-Christian form of intellectual corruption known as “logic”.

Death to the mental apostate!

(Or is that midget?)

profitsbeard on September 27, 2007 at 1:32 AM

Ahmadinejad’s logic and composure in the face of the Columbia University head

Is Baghdad Bob in Iran now?

pedestrian on September 27, 2007 at 1:38 AM

VinceP1974

Sadly you are right. The only way to wake up the brainwashed is to kill off and defeat as many as you can (to defend yourself and others) until they realize their evil ideology will not be tolerated let alone win against us; as we had to prove verses Germany and Japan. This is only true because the so called moderate muslims are too afraid to speak up and the ones who do are not covered by the media like the extremists are.

And islam does state that it is ok to lie to your enemies. Thus we can never trust what leaders like Ahmad-jihad say.

The global war on islamic terrorism is practically a verbatim repeat of Hitler’s tactics to power. In fact, Hitler was even in cahoots and allied with some muslim leaders in the mid-east during ww2 for one common cause – eliminating jews.

El Guapo on September 27, 2007 at 2:23 AM

Around 200 lawmakers hailed

Tonight, Leno calls him a laughing stock of the world on the Tonight Show.

What Hitler expressed as expanding a living space for Germany , is now Ahmadinejad’s mein kamph Jihad.

It’s a Madih Madih world.

Kini on September 27, 2007 at 4:57 AM

Add to that men are kept separate from women and what do you think happens, less homosexuality?

Speakup on September 27, 2007 at 12:04 AM

And how do they separate the men from the boys in Iran?

With a crowbar.

Texas Nick 77 on September 27, 2007 at 6:27 AM

“in Iran we have no homosexuals”

“…if that is indeed true,than will someone get him a new fashion consultant.ALSO..does this guy wear the same suit over and over,or does he have a closetful of the same said suit?Just wondering….

Regney on September 27, 2007 at 6:29 AM

His Islamic entanglements prohibit the free and open exhange of ideas in regards to modern society. His brain cannot comprehend what we do because his religion inhibits free thinking.

What comes naturally to us in a free republic is quite complicated to Islamofascists.

David Asman correctly observed how natural it comes to Americans living in a neighborhood to coexist despite religious differences because we respect the rule of law and the concept of different beliefs. He contrasted American society to a Lebanese street intersection where one side was Christian and the other was Muslim. While Americans would be polite despite religious differences, Lebanese throw bottles, rocks and shoot at each other because of the same differences.

Apply that to the Iranian leader and you can understand how incorrigible he is.

The only thing those ignorant in America learned of Iran is just how backwards their society is. Liberals will silently observe just how lucky they are to be Americans (but they will still be ashamed). Socialists will decry our rudeness (and continue onward in their delusional haze), and free Muslims will be be polarized: some will be galvanized in their reasoning for coming over here, and others will speak out in support (and whistle past the cemetery).

Black Adam on September 27, 2007 at 6:44 AM

The idea that parading this shaved ape around NYC would be perceived as a huge victory for Islam somehow was missed? The President of Columbia proves without a doubt that he is a fool. The President of this country comes off as caring less, and the mayor of NYC, only six years after 9/11, is bored.

Meanwhile, Americans fighting to defend us all lose their life due to said shaved ape. This war is a waiting game, and we’re losing. Meanwhile, the enemy gets to visit our soil at will, and we congratulate ourselves for being so wonderful.

Hening on September 27, 2007 at 9:03 AM

This was all just an obnoxious distraction, but to me, the reality of the situation in Iran is driven home by two points. The complete disorientation of this little parrot, and the propaganda spewed by his state-controlled media after the fact.

We will be bombing this shithole sooner than anyone would wish to.

Jaibones on September 27, 2007 at 9:34 AM

Meanwhile, the enemy gets to visit our soil at will.
Hening on September 27, 2007 at 9:03 AM

That didn’t have to happen. People like MM and others came out to try to prevent an Ahmad. visit to Ground Zero, or to protest him elsewhere, but any such visit could have been stopped. He received state dep’t approval to travel where he did. We were/are under no legal obligation to allow him to venture much beyond the UN Headquarter’s Zone, and his hotel. We are not, in fact, under any legal obligation to have allowed him into the country at all. Part of his diplomatic triumph if you will is our own government’s doing.

JiangxiDad on September 27, 2007 at 9:50 AM

has anyone yet come forward to talk about the poor form it is as a guest host to crap all over your host’s guest’s carpet, metaphorically speaking?

TexasDan on September 26, 2007 at 11:13 PM

Come on now. It’s a valid point that Bollinger was rude, even though what he said was true. But since it was true, why invite the guy? Neither American’s or American Universities are required to give a platform to idiots. This whole incedent was Bollinger trying to maintain credibility with people. It was shallow and rude, for Bollinger, the host, to treat his guest this way. Anyone else in this “forum” could have said that stuff and it would have been ok.

samuelrylander on September 27, 2007 at 3:45 PM

Bollinger now owes a massive apology to every conservative who’s freedom of speech at CU has been thwarted by the mindless lefties they call students and faculty at that institution. Reference Coulter’s column of this week, she says it better than anyone else can.

Yesterday on a local San Diego talk show, a liberal caller attempted to define a moral equivalence between the U.S. and Iran. The (il)logic runs like this:

1. The U.S. supplied arms to Afghanistan to fight the Russians
2. The U.S. supplied arms to Iran to fight the Iraqis
3. Later, the U.S. supplied arms to Iraq to fight the Iranians

Therefore, we have no right to be hostile to Iran just because they are supplying arms to jihadists in Iraq.

This might seem to be a sound argument on the surface, until you give it a millisecond of thought. Russia was attempting to conquer Afghanistan, and we provided arms for a free people to keep themselves free. While the Shah was in power in Iran, that nation was more free than it has been at any time since, and when Iraq attempted to invade, we provided arms for the Iranians to remain free. After the Shah was deposed and Iran was taken over by the extreme Islamists, and decided to destroy Iraq, we provided arms to Iraq to maintain the balance of the region against the extremists.

Now, we’ve invaded Iraq to remove a murderous tyrannical regime, and are engaged in helping that country become free and capable of self-government, and Iran is supplying arms to the terrorists and jihadists who are attempting to prevent Iraq from establishing a free form of government.

The U.S. has always tried to be on the side of liberty, and that makes us the good guys.

Period.

Freelancer on September 28, 2007 at 9:46 AM