Ahmadinejad demands apology from Obama

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says President Obama must apologize for past American “crimes” if he wants to establish U.S.-Iranian diplomacy, the BBC is reporting.

At a rally in Iran’s western Khermenshah region, Ahmadinejad condemned the United States’ support of Israel and called on the U.S. to withdraw its troops from bases around the world.

Ahmadinejad said Iran wants change it can believe in, and on his country’s nuclear ambitions, he said, “Yes we can.”

You might remember that Ahmadinejad congratulated Obama on winning the election in November, but that message didn’t go over well in Iran.  This one, however, was right on point.

Obama said in an interview with al-Arabiya that diplomacy is possible if Iran “unclenched his fist.”  He meant to say diplomacy is possible if Iran “unclenched its fist and put down the baseball bat.”

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Carleton Bryant is the assistant managing editor for strategic planning and development/special projects for The Washington Times. He previously served as The Times' Metropolitan desk editor, Features desk editor and an assistant National desk editor, as well as a National and Metropolitan reporter. He currently writes a humor blog and weekly humor column — both titled "Out of Context" — ...

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