To be precise, at least according to this AP report, he said that “a dictatorial cult is ruling Iran in the name of Islam.” So presumably he thinks that Islam actually teaches something other than what the mullahs represent and teach. It would be interesting if he were to spell this out, since everywhere in the world where we have seen Islamic Republics and other self-styled Islamic polities, they don’t differ significantly from what we see in Iran.
And with Sharia on the confident advance in the West, this is a pressing question. “Opposition leader: A cult ruling Iran,” from The Associated Press, February 27:
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s opposition leader says a dictatorial cult is ruling Iran in the name of Islam.
The criticism was the strongest yet by Mir Hossein Mousavi…..