This is so odd. There is an enormous uprising of the common people in Iran against the government, and the mainstream media is just sitting there with its thumb up its Obama and mostly ignoring what’s going on.
I’m gonna try collect some of the more insightful tweets, videos, and images from the historic uprising.
They’re burning down images of Khameini:
I think that people don’t understand that although Iran is one of the world’s largest supporters of terrorism, many Iranians absolutely despise the government, but they’ve been too afraid to speak out. With the failing economy, they’re finally coming out in big numbers…https://twitter.com/jetpack/status/947226177399394304
Important: In this thread, the Iranian Minister of Communication asks the CEO of Telegram, the most popular communication app in Iran, to shut down the channels on #Iranprotests. CEO @durov obliges. https://t.co/CzsWo2zORY— Andy Ngo (@MrAndyNgo) December 30, 2017
@Durov: A Telegram channel is encouraging hateful conduct, use of Molotov cocktails, armed uprising, and social unrest. NOW is the time to stop such encouragements via Telegram.— MJ Azari Jahromi (@azarijahromi) December 30, 2017
Here's a crazy idea: The foreign policy/Middle East/Iran experts who are taking shots at each other for alleged past Iran policy mistakes might spend just a little of their time helping figure out what the U.S.--the administration, Congress, others--could usefully do now.— Bill Kristol (@BillKristol) December 30, 2017
— RT (@RT_com) December 30, 2017
#Update72- In response to the death of four protesters-shot at by the #IRGC forces- protesters in #KhorramAbad burned the governor’s office. Governors in Iran are all have ties to the IRGC or security services.#IranProtests pic.twitter.com/jceF8pupjJ— Raman Ghavami (@Raman_Ghavami) December 30, 2017
Take all of these with a grain of salt – there are tough to confirm and there are lot of idiots who create false videos or lie about what’s in them. But we do know this – the uprising is historic, and it needs to be aided by those who want to defeat the terrorism exported by the Iranian government…