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Last week, like so many others, I was horrified to read that a 43-year-old woman in Iran had been sentenced to be stoned to death for an alleged act of adultery. I knew I could not just go to bed that night.
Who's making fun of Iranians? Nobody. Except for Iranians themselves. Most likely, this shortcoming stems from a lack of familiarity with the endearing quirks of Iranian culture that would lend themselves to proper parody.