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Anti-Ahmadinejad Campaign Mantra: "Death To Potatoes"

First Posted: 06/14/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:20 PM ET

Potatoes

The Guardian:

"Death to potatoes" ("marg bar sibzamini" in Farsi) has been adopted as a mantra by anti-Ahmadinejad campaigners in Iran's forthcoming presidential ­election. Supporters of Mir Hossein Mousavi, a former prime minister who has positioned himself to woo the reformist vote, chanted the slogan this week at a rally in Yasouj in central Iran.

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