"Freedom Fries" Iranian Style

Thursday, February 16, 2006 at 02:31 PM

Proving that Iranians can be every bit as petty and simplistic as American politicians, an Iranian "confectioner's union" has decreed that there shall be no more "Danish pastries" in Iran.  No, in order to punish the Danes for the publication of the cartoons depicting Muhammad, the country's pastry lovers will instead have to request "Roses of the Prophet Muhammad."

Don't know about you, but I have a feeling that if Muhammad was still around, he'd be as happy about people ordering "three teas and two Roses of the Prophet Muhammad" as Jesus would be about bumper stickers asking "What would Jesus do?" on very expensive automobiles.

I strongly suspect that if the planet survives to have a 22nd century, the 21st century will be the laughingstock of the temporal universe.