Ahmadinejad's glorious moment at Geneva: nothing but peace in his heart
Eye on the UN reports:
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's appearance in Geneva Monday at the UN's so-called anti-racism conference, Durban II, made the point better than anyone else. The UN's idea of combating racism and xenophobia is to encourage more of it. Ahmadinejad was the very first speaker as the substantive session opened. Handed a global megaphone by the UN, out flowed unadulterated hate speech.
Watch a video here
The comment by Mark S. Devenow is worth repeating here:
It’s almost amusing (if not entirely funny) to watch this little weasel preaching to his rump caucus of third and fourth world flunkies and satraps for various despotisms and arrantly corrupt, expensively clothed UN bureaucrats. Of this menagerie of anti-semites much might be said, but the word “hypocrisy” hasn’t fulfilled its meaning until the video appears as caption to it in the dictionary. The spectacle of representatives for countries whose denizens appear to be about two weeks away from swinging from trees is, if not merely appalling, something to behold with a sense of humor. Watching this little moron rant to the fulsome cheers and applause offered reminds me that what passes for civilization is indeed only skin deep.
This sentiment I fully share, as the quote from Ortega y Gasset at the top of my blog attests: