The double-hype of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
The Guardian / James Meek
27-Dec-2008 (one comment)

I didn't expect Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran, to remind me of those Bible prophecy pundits in his Channel 4 Christmas Day broadcast. But amid Ahmadinejad's phoney what-would-Jesus-do pieties - stand up against the stoning of women to death for adultery, no, Mahmoud? - there was an unexpected snippet: support for the anticipation, much more widespread in the United States than here, of the second coming.

Javad Yassari

mahmoud, jesus & agha emam-e-zamaan on uk tv

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Author thinks appearing as a TV evangelist, combining Christianity and Shia Islam, Mahmoud has received way too much undeserved attention.