In between kidnapping British sailors and trying to build nuclear weapons, the Iranians have been busy lately doing that most islamic of things: whining loudly about western decadence.
In this case, their enmity has been focused on the movie "300"; the comic book-style film about the battle of Thermoplyae where roughly that number of Spartans held off thousands of Persians. The Iranians claim the movie is a deliberate propaganda attempt to make them look bad - Persians being the forerunners of today's Iranians. Of course, being moronic buttheads, they can't actually understand the movie is really a deliberate attempt to make millions of dollars off cash-rich teenage boys with no dates who've already conquered all the latest video games.
The Iranians seem to get their noses out of joint fairly often when it comes to Western entertainment. (It must be admitted, we get our noses out of joint on islamic entertainment, too, but since that seems to be mostly violence of the real sort, rather than cartoon, I'd say we have a point).
A quick search showed in the last year or so, the Iranians have protested 300, Mohammed cartoons, the movie "Pirates of the Caribbean" and first, and funniest, Tom and Jerry.
I hadn't heard about the Tom and Jerry thing until today when someone asked me about it, so maybe I just missed something. But, apparently, it was developed as a zionist plot by arch-Jew Walt Disney to persuade Europeans that Jews weren't so bad. Jerry, it seems was a Jewish mouse and by being cute and funny while still kicking Tom's ass he fooled European children into thinking Jews (or mice) were pretty cool.
As "Professor" Hasan Bolkahri, a member of the Film Council of Iran Broadcasting and cultural advisor to the Iranian Educaiton Minister, put it:
There is a cartoon that children like. They like it very much, and so do adults - Tom and Jerry.
Some say that this creation by Walt Disney will be remembered forever. The Jewish Walt Disney Company gained international fame with this cartoon. It is still shown throughout the world. This cartoon maintains its status because of the cute antics of the cat and mouse - especially the mouse.
Some say that the main reason for making this very appealing cartoon was to erase a certain derogatory term that was prevalent in Europe.
If you study European history, you will see who was the main power to hoard money and wealth, in the 19th century. In most cases, it is the Jews. Perhaps that was one of the reasons which caused Hitler to begin the anti-Semitic trend, and then the extensive propaganda about the crematoria began... Some of this is true. We do not deny all of it.
Watch Schindler's List. Every Jew was forced to wear a yellow star on his clothing. The Jews were degraded and termed "dirty mice." Tom and Jerry was made in order to change the Europeans' perception of mice. One of terms used was "dirty mice."
I'd like to tell you that... It should be noted that mice are very cunning...and dirty.[...]
You have to love his contention "some say" at the top. The "some", no doubt, being a few twisted Iranian idiots who really need to get out more.
Additionally, Tom and Jerry weren't created by Walt Disney. They were created by Joseph Barbera and William Hanna. And, by the time the pairing came along, it was already 1939 and no cat and mouse were going to save the Jews when the Americans were busy refusing to allow them to even enter the country as were Canada, Mexico and other nations.
It's incredible to believe that a nation led by people who will create such inane and absolute bullshit is currently holding a gun to the world's head. We don't need the US military or Israeli jets to defeat the Iranians. We don't even need 300 superpowered Spartans.
All we need is a bunch of mice and/or some creative cartoonists and we can probably drive the Iranians into such a fit of anger they'll collectively implode.