Iran: No, Our President Did Not Tweet Holiday Greeting to the Jews

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Sep 05, 2013 4:53 PM
Just yesterday, libs were absolutely radiant, gushing over Irani President Hassan Rouhani’s conciliatory gesture to the Jewish people, who are about to begin a New Year, according to the Hebrew calendar. The Washington Post’s Max Fisher proudly recorded Rouhani’s tweet for posterity: "As the sun is about to set here in #Tehran I wish all Jews, especially Iranian Jews, a blessed Rosh Hashanah. pic.twitter.com/tmaf84x7UR" Fisher added: “Given the long-standing enmity between Iran and Israel, and the years of official Iranian rhetoric condemning Israel in often anti-Semitic language, this is quite a shift.” Just one problem: Rouhani doesn’t have a Twitter account. He doesn’t have a “tweeter account,” either, according to Presidential Advisor Mohammad Reza Sadeq, who told the Fars News Agency on Thursday that his boss issued no such good will message. So much for the reports of Rouhani’s “moderacy,” especially in contrast to his predecessor, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who was unequivocating in his hatred for the Zionist enemy whose demise he devoutly wished for. Even Fox News carried that mythological comparison during the Political Grapevine segment of its “Special Report with Bret Baier.”