Two Can Play This Blame Game

by Chris Bodenner

Nico makes one of the sharpest points I've seen of today's protests:

The chants against Russia and China -- whose governments have both recognized Ahmadinejad's election victory -- were widely used today. As noted below by a reader, the strategic benefit here seems to be associating the Iran's government with a foreign power, just as the government is trying to do to tar the reformists.