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Iranian Student Leader Explains Why America Chose Obama

The head of Iran's student Basij organization, Reza Saraj, has said that U.S. President-elect Barack Obama learned his "Yes, we can" slogan from Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad.

He also said that the U.S. center of powers (whatever that means) had predicted that by 2025 there will be a social rift in the country. But upon studying the situation further, the powers that be concluded that the rift had started to take shape in 2006.

And that was why the decision makers and power centers decided to pick Obama as the country's president to prevent a revolution from happening in the United States. Ah, now that explains everything.

-- Golnaz Esfandiari

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