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He’s No Xerxes

Xerxes belongs to Iran’s infidel past:

 ”By psychological war, propaganda and misuse of the organizations they have themselves created, and for which they have written the rules… they are trying to prevent our nation’s development.”

Then the Iranian navy kidnaps 15 British sailors. Next Ahmadinejad will scurry to New York for UN Chavez-like theater in hopes of warding off UN sanctions.

All this suggests the symptoms of a very worried theocrat. Apparently the mullahs think Zack Snyder’s strutting postmodern Xerxes, from head to toe shaved and waxed, is more dangerous than a GPS bomb.

Or did Ahmadinejad read how Brazilian actor Rodrigo Santoro (Xerxes) mentally prepped to become the Iranian strongman of old: “Ultimately, I think he’s deeply insecure, deeply weak, unstable, sort of this megalomaniac figure, not even human…He’s arrogant, he’s a very unstable megalomaniac. He just wants to conquer the world. His ambition is unlimited. He wants glory; he wants victory; he wants eternal fame. Underneath all that wanting, though, he’s ultimately weak and very insecure.”

Somewhere in all this a Zionist conspiracy to be sure.

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