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Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Gold for Chocolate

International politics, while utterly absorbing, is not known for clever quotes. Either you will hear measured diplomatically approved and rehearsed dialogues or then you will hear mindless bluster. Which is why the latest riposte from Iranian President Ahmedinejad is even more enjoyable. He said about EU's offer -

"They say we want to give Iranians incentives but they think they are dealing with a four-year-old, telling him they will give him chocolate or walnuts and take gold from him in return".

Nice! Now if only I was devoid of common sense, a desire for national interest, and blinded by hatred for America like the Indian leftists are, I may even have supported Iran in this face-off.