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Iranian Press Calls Mrs. Sarkozy a ‘Prostitute’

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Posted on Aug 30, 2010
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Here’s a riddle: What do you call a former supermodel, sometime recording artist and current French first lady when she opposes the stoning death of an Iranian woman accused of adultery?

According to certain rather presumptuous members of the Iranian press, when the woman in question is Carla Bruni, the answer is a prostitute. Oh.  —KA

Jezebel:

As part of Bernard-Henri Levy’s letter-writing campaign to get the Iranian government to lift Ashtiani’s sentence (imposed for her alleged adultery), Bruni wrote to the Iranian mom, “Please know from within your cell that my husband will plead ceaselessly for your release and that France will not abandon you.” So Iran’s state-run newspaper Kayhan responded with an editorial titled, “French prostitutes join the human rights protest.”

The piece also mentions French actress Isabelle Adjani, and criticizes Bruni for her relationships with famous men.

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By Inherit The Wind, September 7, 2010 at 5:08 pm Link to this comment

I dunno, Rico,
I think 63,000,000 Republicans voting for George W. Bush IS evidence all Republicans are wacko—and a bunch of independents are too!

ROFLMAO!

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By Money is funny, September 1, 2010 at 10:47 pm Link to this comment

I am not a expert but, I think there might be a connection between irrational physical violence and poverty.

Meanwhile the French are busy rationalising this:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1240770/France-introduce-new-law-banning-psychological-violence-marriages.html

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By lastdaywatchers, September 1, 2010 at 10:43 am Link to this comment

Rico do you not know the day of testing is a
choice?, you can believe or not believe!

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By Joe, September 1, 2010 at 10:27 am Link to this comment
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Truthdig claims this case is only about adultury, while other stories include that she is accused of being an accessory to murder.  A crime that also carries the death penalty in this country.

As for this quote about Carli Bruni. Its a translated quote, so in all likely hood when dealing with Iran its a poor translation.  The difference between a literal prostitute and just a slut is not usually translatable.  In english for instance the word “Whore” means both.  And Bruni has been called a whore in a number of western papers already, its kind of what she is known for.  She does sell her sexual image for money and is famous for dating celebrities such as Mick Jagger while he was still married

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By rico, suave, September 1, 2010 at 9:15 am Link to this comment

PS:

When is the day of testing? Is it multiple choice or an essay?

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By rico, suave, September 1, 2010 at 9:14 am Link to this comment

lastday:

I don’t care about the Middle East. I want to know with 100% accuracy what the best stock to buy is. You let me worry about how money profiteth me. If you can predict the Middle East, surely you can pick a mere stock! Now, what’s the pick?

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By lastdaywatchers, September 1, 2010 at 8:24 am Link to this comment

Rico you ask “How’s that stock pick
coming?”
, I would say to you money will profit
you nothing upon the day of testing!

If you want to know with 100% accuracy what is
about to happen next in the Middle East view this
Slide Show Synopsis
http://lastdaywatchers.blogspot.com/2010/07/blog-
post.html

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By rico, suave, September 1, 2010 at 8:06 am Link to this comment

EH:

It’s like many of the posters on truthdig. They find one wacko who also voted Republican and ALL Republicans are wackos. Gross generalization is easy, compact and requires no subtlety of mental faculties.

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By rico, suave, September 1, 2010 at 8:03 am Link to this comment

lastday:

How’s that stock pick coming?

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By rico, suave, September 1, 2010 at 8:03 am Link to this comment

Robes:

“What is happening in Iran with the sentenced woman is indeed sad.”

SAD!!! SAD??? Is that all you can muster? SAD??!! What’s the matter with you?

And it was “illegal” Roma and Gypsies he deported, by the way. I wish Obama had such balls.

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By ofersince72, August 31, 2010 at 6:28 pm Link to this comment

Amen Patrick, you said it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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By PatrickHenry, August 31, 2010 at 6:25 pm Link to this comment

Her husband is a bigger prostitute than she could ever hope to be.

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By Cybernaught, August 31, 2010 at 5:39 pm Link to this comment
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I’m curious, did Mrs. Sarkozy express an opinions on the French deportation of Roma?

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By ofersince72, August 31, 2010 at 2:40 pm Link to this comment

Iranian Press call Mrs. Sarkozy a Prostitute….

I must admit, I didn’t read this….....................

But…....from….....past…....experience…....the…..

Iranian…...press….seems….more…..honest…than….

Western…...media…...that….constantly….flaunt…...

whores…..prostitutes….and….pimps…..in….front….

of….us…....and…..call…..it…..news…..or…dumb.

tea bagger…..stories…...or…glenbeck…stories…..or

Krugman…..dumbonomics…...or….any…...one….of….a

milllion….non…issue….stories….or….lies…...or..

diversions…...to…..keep…...its…..sheeple…........
dumbfucks…..ignorant….fighting….among….themselves.

so…....they…...won’t…...see…...the…government…

as…..the…...murdering….thieves….they…are….....

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By EH, August 31, 2010 at 11:26 am Link to this comment
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One newspaper called her a hooker, one. Not 20, not 30, not the entire “press”. One. This is like Fox News telling a story about how Mohammed is a dog, then Iran picking it up and saying that all news outlets in America said this. Why must you and the rest of the media try and stoke the fire?

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By Leefeller, August 31, 2010 at 6:49 am Link to this comment

Well just how does this work, someone opposes something someone is doing,..... so they do not defend what they are doing,.... instead they call names?

Boy, would have never thought of doing name calling, nice to know leaders of countries are so darn smart and mature, I guess that is why they are leaders?

When in Iran do as the Iranians do, stone someone or be called a prostitute?

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By omygodnotagain, August 31, 2010 at 5:54 am Link to this comment

Carla is not a prostitute, she’s a slut the type
men dream of meeting but rarely do.

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By lastdaywatchers, August 30, 2010 at 9:41 pm Link to this comment

Maybe the Iranians were on to something; because I
remember when the President Obama & the First Lady
visited the Sarkozy’s

Ms Sarkozy bragged to First Lady Obama how Nicolas &
herself keep a foreign national waiting while they
were having sex

While having sex with your husband doesn’t make you a
prostitute

Bragging about it in such a way, shows I sleazy she
can be!

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By Queenie, August 30, 2010 at 8:04 pm Link to this comment

Geeze—- Adultery. Sorry. Can’t even spell it let alone do it. sigh.

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By Queenie, August 30, 2010 at 8:02 pm Link to this comment

This woman is beautiful! And I admire her stand against stoning as a punishment for adultry.

I hope she stands up for women here in the U.S. when Palin and Beck take over.

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By call me roy, August 30, 2010 at 6:35 pm Link to this comment

What do you call a former supermodel, sometime recording artist and current French first lady when she opposes the stoning death of an Iranian woman accused of adultery?
An Independent or Republican?

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By Robespierre115, August 30, 2010 at 6:00 pm Link to this comment

Instead of protesting against Iranian laws, Mrs. Sarkozy should protest her husband’s recent, mass deportation of Romanian and Gypsy immigrants. Or she should protest the economic policies that keep bringing down her husband’s poll numbers.

What is happening in Iran with the sentenced woman is indeed sad, but a Sarkozy’s word here really has no moral value.

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