Actually it was an Iranian Muslim cleric calling for the shooting of the Israeli Foreign Minister. The world will take little, if any, note of this, and the Left in the West will continue to agitate as if the Israelis were the aggressors against the lamblike Iranians, but just imagine what the outcry would have been if my headline were true.
“Iranian cleric calls for shooting Israeli FM,” from AP, January 17 (thanks to Sr. Soph):
CAIRO, Egypt — A high-level Iranian cleric called for the shooting of the Israeli foreign minister in a speech before worshippers.
Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati said during Friday prayers that he wanted someone to shoot Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni and denounced President-elect Barack Obama’s search for a family pet.
“Every time the picture of this woman is shown, I really wish that somebody would expend a bullet on her,” he said according to a recording of the sermon obtained by the Associated Press….