"Reporters, much like politicians, like to feel they are helping to make history, and get excited by subjects they knew nothing about until last Wednesday." Peter Hitchens
Wednesday, August 1, 2007
Death and carpets in Iran
The BBC reports that Iran has sentenced two ethnic Kurdish journalists to hang for being 'enemies of God'. Iran has already executed over 100 people this year, and they're probably being modest with that figure. But it's not all bad news adds the Beeb – those Iranians make a lovely carpet, and it's big enough to roll a few hundred bodies up in to boot!