[ExI] left on iran

Stefano Vaj stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Fri Jun 26 11:49:23 UTC 2009

2009/6/26 John Grigg <possiblepaths2050 at gmail.com>:
> Oh, really?  The claims were that massive election fraud had taken place in
> Iran...

Absolutely. But *how* massive? Because unless a *full 12%* of the
entire votes are false, something that nobody seriously suggests, this
may have implications for legality in Iran, not really for the outcome
of the presidential election.

Moussavi himself, in spite of some under-the-table support from old
Khomeinist guard who do not care too much for Amahdinejad's
"independence", never hoped for anything more than having a second
chance at a ballot.

That is, until somebody not really interested in Iranian stability
whispered in his ear, and maintained in millions of
electronically-generated SMS (at a moment when the vote had barely
closed and no real data could be conceivably available!), the crazy
idea that he had obtained 65%... :-)

Stefano Vaj

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