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The Blogosphere vs. The Neo-Comintern

Kudos to Jim Henley for deconstructing the most recent disinformation campaign launched by the neo-comintern . Amir Taheri was apparently the driving force behind spreading the false reports that the Iranian parliament passed a law that envisages separate dress codes for religious minorities, Christians, Jews and Zoroastrians, who will have to adopt distinct colour schemes to make them identifiable in public, starting with an article he authored for National Post of Canada. He is seen above with his publicist Eleana Benador who also represents all the other Usual Suspects, the intellectauls who neoconservative movement and its many think tanks, media organs and other satellites. It's kind of ironic that Taheri is also an author of an article titled The Boom in Conspiracy Theories in which he criticizes journalists for their "intellectual laziness" and attacks those "investigative journalists", hacks who make up stories on the basis of rumors leaked by un-n