Hitchens Gets Iran & Fascism: 'Boys Who Can't Get A Date Are Given Guns & Told They're Special'

Posted: Jun 15, 2009 12:34 PM

Hitch begins

For a flavor of the political atmosphere in Tehran, Iran, last week, I quote from a young Iranian comrade who furnishes me with regular updates:

I went to the last major Ahmadinejad rally and got the whiff of what I imagine fascism to have been all about. Lots of splotchy boys who can't get a date are given guns and told they're special.