Malaysia is trying to help parents spot homosexuality in their children. One sure sign? V-neck shirts. The news reminded one commenter of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's comments during an appearance at Columbia in 2007: "In Iran, we don't have homosexuals like in your country. We don’t have that in our country. In Iran, we do not have this phenomenon. I don’t know who’s told you we have it." Duncan Tweedy writes:
Now, that statement was pathetic. But what made the moment transcendentally wonderful was the spontaneous reaction of laughter from the audience. This is not a man who is accustomed to having people laugh in his face--let alone a whole crowd of people laughing at him. Laughter of this sort can't be forced. It can't be something planned. It serves as one of the ways we humans give each other a reality check. The message was unmistakable: "We all think that what you are saying/thinking is utterly ridiculous. You are a joke."
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