What really scares the Iranian Mullahs?
Is it McCain gettin' elected and us stayin' for a hundred years?
Is it the Israelis bombing out their nuclear facilities just before they can make a bomb?
Is it seeing a Sunni Government come back to power in Iraq and starting up another war with them?
Nice tries, but No, No and No.
I am not making this up!
In the latest salvo in a more than decade-old government campaign against Barbie, Prosecutor General Ghorban Ali Dori Najafabadi said in an official letter to Vice President Parviz Davoudi that the doll and other Western toys are a "danger" that need to be stopped.
"The irregular importation of such toys, which unfortunately arrive through unofficial sources and smuggling, is destructive culturally and a social danger...The displays of personalities such as Barbie,
Najafabadi saidI would like to make three observations in closing: is the world's third biggest importer of toys and warned that smuggled imports pose a threat to the "identity" of the new generation. "Undoubtedly, the personality and identity of the new generation and our children, as a result of unrestricted importation of toys, has been put at risk and caused irreparable damages."
(1) what the heck is that guy gonna do with that doll?
(2) I'm pretty sure Iran is NOT the world's third largest toy importer
(3) These are the guys screwing us up in Iraq? Shame on us.