No WONDER They Were Pissed

…about the Senators’ letter to those mean, nasty old mullahs! Somebody might have REALLY taken offense and skipped their party!

First Lady celebrates Iranian New Year at the White House

1. Celebrating culture
To introduce Obama, University of Maryland student Ashley Azmoodeh spoke about her own family’s connection to the holiday and its importance.

“The most memorable celebration from my childhood, one that we continue to celebrate annually, is Nowruz, meaning ‘New Day,’” Azmoodeh said.

The First Lady paid homage to the holiday by noting its long history and cultural significance for people around the world.

“For more than 3,000 years, families and communities in the Middle East, Asia and all around the world, including here in the United States, have celebrated this holiday to mark the renewal of the Earth in spring time,” Obama said.

4 Responses to “No WONDER They Were Pissed”

  1. Fausta says:

    i wonder what the world famous fashion icon and busy mom is wearing for St Patrick’s?

  2. chancy*girl says:

    “Isn’t it cool?” Well, isn’t that what the presidency is all about?

  3. nightfly says:

    Families here in the United States have been celebrating this for 3000 years? Really? Someone’s speechwriters are as careless as their boss.

  4. JeffS says:

    Must be part of the Common Core curriculum, ‘fly.

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