Reza Aslan weighs in on Iran's reform movement and the fight for the future of the Islamic Republic. Aslan wo
June 25, 2009
Reza Aslan weighs in on Iran's reform movement and the fight for the future of the Islamic Republic.

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Aslan wore the green armband as a show of support for the Reform movement. Aslan also said "Thank god for Barack Obama," and not some more militant blowhard making bombastic statements who would have made the situation much worse, a move which would have led to more bloodshed and ended the reform movement. Hooman Majd called such people Ahmadinejad's useful idiots.

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