A reader writes:

I just got off the phone with my brother. He sounded defiant, and bitterly sarcastic. He was making fun of Khamenei; but he knew that things are gonna get tougher in the coming days. "Tomorrow, the goons are gonna be on the streets beating us". The "Supreme" had harsh words for The UK, supposedly the old puppet master, and claimed that the blood of the students [killed by the Basijis] are on the "perpetrators" of these events (meaning Moussavi).

My brother was saying,"well, the best defense is offense right?"

The best response is laughter.

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