Ever since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, Iran has gone backward in time. What was a modernizing country in which many women avoided the burka, as in this photo from Tehran in the 1970s before the revolution…

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…has become a mullahcracy ruled by a few bearded men armed with sixth-century ideas.

This man, Ayatollah Khamenei, rules Iran behind its “elected” presidents and officials.

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Today, he is angry at Iranian actress Leila Hatami.

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Why? Because of the photo on the next page.