I've been out of town all weekend, and haven't been following the latest on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinjad planned visit to the United Nations and Columbia University --as well as the New York Times EDITORIAL BOARD.
Michelle Malkin does the heavy lifting on the developments.
He’s ready for take-off. Are you?
Update: 9/11 family member Sgt. Tim Sumner passes along this flabbergasting FARS report and wonders which families he’s going to meet…
After having been rejected by the United States administration to visit the site of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is now planning to meet the families of the 9/11 victims, Fars news agency reported.
Fars, which is close to the presidential office, further reported that Ahmadinejad would also meet US war critics…
Yes, question their patriotism. And their sanity.
In addition to the National Rally to End the Threat Now at noon on Monday at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza across from the United Nations and the Columbia U. student protest on Monday from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at The Columbia Gates. 116th and Broadway, there’s a rally against Ahmadinejad today at 12:30pm:
At 12:30 p.m. Sunday, New York City Council Member David I. Weprin (D-Hollis), chair of the New York City Council Finance Committee, will join other elected officials, community groups and civic leaders to protest Ahmadinejad’s visit and urge Columbia to rescind its invitation. The rally is to take place at Columbia’s main gate at W. 116th St. and Broadway.
Ahead of his visit here, the Iranian nutjob sent a shout-out to his Hamas homeboys…
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad reaffirmed his support for the Hamas authorities in the Gaza Strip, in a telephone call with the premier dismissed by the Palestinian leadership, a Hamas spokesman said Sunday.
“Prime minister Ismail Haniya spoke Saturday night with … the president of the Iranian Islamic republic Mahmoud Ahmadinejad,” spokesman Tahar Al Nunu said.
“He wished him well on the occasion of the month of Ramadan, and reaffirmed Palestinian-Iranian ties,” he added.
Will Ahmadinejad’s hosts at his National Press Club luncheon videoconference chew on that?