Michael Roston:

I expect that Ahmadinejad’s margin of victory will shrink. If the vote wasn’t closer than it appears according to state-led media’s projections, the reformist ex-mayor of Tehran, Gholamhossein Karbaschi, probably would not be meeting with the Supreme Leader, as TehranBureau reports from his Farsi-language Twitter feed. Something is being brokered to contain the anger of the massive number of voters who turned out to cast votes for reformist Mirhossein Mousavi. And you can see another official lowering expectations of Ahmadinejad’s margin of victory from the high 60s to a much lower number in this AFP story.

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