Khamenei allies trounce Ahmadinejad in Iran election

Mar 4, 2012 Full story: Reuters

Clerical Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has tightened his grip on Iran's faction-ridden politics after loyalists won over 75 percent of seats in parliamentary elections at the expense of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, a near-complete count showed.

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Since: Jul 08

Bethel, CT

#1 Mar 4, 2012
Surprise, surprise. Now who would have guessed? Khamenei picked all the candidates, and had all opposition arrested.
Really, how is this even news? Not saying that Ahmadinejad is any less a dirt bag too. But really?

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