Roger L. Simon

It's the mullahs, fella...

Why is it I’m not surprised that Howard Dean is not up-to-speed on the basics of foreign affairs that would be common knowledge to most readers of this blog? Today, in high dudgeon on ABC’s Good Morning America, the doctor informed us:

All we ask is that we not turn into a country like Iran where the President of Iran can do anything they want at any time.

Er, Howard, actually the President of Iran, obnxious as Mr. Ahmadinejad may be, is more or less a figurehead beholding to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei who has final authority over everything.