Thursday, May 18, 2006

i'll take it, i'll take it!

president mahmoud ahmadinejad in response to the european plan to resolve the nuclear standoff issue:
How dare you tell our people to give up its gold in return for chocolate?
later, in a classic bait-and-switch, ahmedinejad cruelly changed the metaphor:
Do you think you are dealing with a kid and can take away his gold for a few walnuts?
maybe he saw the faces of the people in the audience light up with the prospect of european chocolate flooding the streets of tehran