McConnell Slams People Offering 'Condolences' For Iran

By Ian Banks | May 28, 2024

Western admirers

Mitch McConnell, the Senate Minority Leader, voiced his criticism towards the "Western admirers" who offered condolences for Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi following his death in a helicopter crash.
 

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McConnell pointed out that many Iranians would likely prefer Western admirers to refrain from idolizing a figure like the 'Butcher of Tehran,' known for his role in executing political prisoners. 
 

Iranian people

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He emphasized that the Iranian people may prefer foreign leaders to avoid legitimizing a regime that actively suppresses their rights.