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The Parrot-Carpet Trade Will Be Terrifying To Behold

The first direct Tehran-Caracas flights have begun, enabled by Condoleezza Rice’s decision to grant the Iranian aircraft industry spare parts despite Iran’s refusal to suspend uranium enrichment. ~Michael Rubin

When they add a connecting route to La Paz, I guess we’ll just have to bow down and proclaim Rick Santorum our king for his prescience.  Why, if someone took the first flight and then took the second one, you’d suddenly have an Iranian in Bolivia, which proves that their plans for world mastery are drawing close to completion.

P.S. Rubin’s post had to be a joke, right?  Right?

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Daniel Larison is a senior editor at TAC, where he also keeps a solo blog. He has been published in the New York Times Book Review, Dallas Morning News, World Politics Review, Politico Magazine, Orthodox Life, Front Porch Republic, The American Scene, and Culture11, and was a columnist for The Week. He holds a PhD in history from the University of Chicago, and resides in Lancaster, PA. Follow him on Twitter.

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