Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad has once again demonstrated his intellect and reason to the world by denouncing Paul the psychic octopus
as spreading "western propaganda and superstition." Paul gained international fame
by correctly predicting many of the German soccer team's games in the World Cup.
did not impress the hard-line Ahmedinejad, who today announced, "Those
who believe in this type of thing cannot be the leaders of the global
nations that aspire, like Iran, to human perfection, basing themselves
in the love of all sacred values."
Ahmedinejad joins PETA in their opposition
to Paul's prognostications, a fact that neither the Iranian president
nor the animal rights group would probably be very happy to discover.
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