[Ed. – So, then, Trump is doing something right. Taking flak means he’s over the target.]
Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, seems to be looking for some common ground with American progressives. He explained today that the frequent chant “Death to America” is actually aimed specifically at President Trump and some of his top advisers. From the Washington Post:
In comments at a gathering of Iranian air force officers, in which he called the United States the “embodiment of evil,” Khamenei also parsed the “Death to America!” chants so often heard at pro-government rallies in Iran.
“I am telling the Americans, ‘Death to America’ means death to [President] Trump, [national security adviser] John Bolton and [Secretary of State Mike] Pompeo,” he said, according to the supreme leader’s official website…