"The American administration is now wholly complicit in the brutal travesty that was June 12 in Iran. [...] So hear this, all you protesters and sufferers being beaten and corralled into pens in Tehran. Listen up, all you Iranians who say “Neda lives”: President Obama, leader of the most robust democracy in history, says you’re wrong," - Abe Greenwald, reacting to Robert Gibbs calling Ahmadi the "elected leader" of Iran.

Greenwald is a neocon nutter. Allahpundit's criticism of Gibbs is far more reasonable. But Gibbs' description remains unforgivable. Ahmadinejad may be the president of Iran but no administration official should ever call him elected. He wasn't. He was selected.

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