Sunday, January 08, 2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 1/8/2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 1/8/2012Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has landed in Venezuela for the start of a visit to his friends and allies in Latin America. After he visits Venezuela, he will travel to Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Cuba.

In other news, a Puerto Rican-Indian-American says he was racially profiled at a Mitt Romney campaign event in New Hampshire. A police officer approached him, concerned about what the man might have concealed in his large coat pockets.

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What is a "puerto rico-indian-american?an inability to understand who you are?

Chiu said...

And inability to understand that it is typical to screen people who want to approach Presidential candidates with unknown items in their pockets.