The Attack on HSBC’s Factoid about Iranian Filmmakers

The Washington Post’s Jennifer Rubin has added her voice to the neoconservative uproar over the recent HSBC ad, which contains a factoid about Iran’s film industry. The ad, which Ali has already dissected on this blog, makes the relatively innocuous… Continue Reading  

What Do Neocons Have Against Iranian Women Filmmakers? (UPDATED)

(UPDATED below with something of a correction.) This is typical of neoconservative aggression against Iran: It’s intellectually dishonest, utterly lacking in empathy, short-sighted, sloppy and hypocritical. Perhaps on his way to hiking in the West Bank, or whatever he does… Continue Reading