Some Mullahs Urge A Nullification

More

IRANFIREOlivierLaban-Mattei:Getty

That's the latest conveyed to me by my Farsi-speaking readers scanning the Persian blogosphere. In my translator's words:

A committee of respected Ayatollahs (the spiritual fighters) have requested that the election be invalidated for the purpose of restoring the people’s trust in the Islamic Republic.  We request the people to stay calm and not to provoke the government agents.

The regime is cracking open a little.

(Photo: Olivier Laban-Mattei/AFP/Getty.)

Jump to comments

2006-2011 archives for The Daily Dish, featuring Andrew Sullivan

Get Today's Top Stories in Your Inbox (preview)

Sad Desk Lunch: Is This How You Want to Die?

How to avoid working through lunch, and diseases related to social isolation.


Elsewhere on the web

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register. blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

Where Time Comes From

The clocks that coordinate your cellphone, GPS, and more

Video

Computer Vision Syndrome and You

Save your eyes. Take breaks.

Video

What Happens in 60 Seconds

Quantifying human activity around the world

Writers

Up
Down