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Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: Gays Are “Ugly,” Homosexuality Like Stealing

For a man who says his country doesn’t have any gay people, Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has some strong feelings about homosexuality. On Piers Morgan Tonight, which should just be retitled “S**t Homophobes Say,” Ahmadinejad opined that homosexuality was something “ugly,” and that decriminalizing homosexuality was akin to legitimizing stealing.

“Let me ask you this: Do you believe that anyone is giving birth through homosexuality?,” Ahmadinejad said when Morgan asked about sexuality being inborn. “Homosexuality ceases procreation. Who has said that if you like or believe in doing something ugly, and others do not accept your behavior, that they’re denying your freedom? Perhaps in a country they wish to legitimize stealing.”

Morgan then asked Ahmadinejad, who has two sons, what he would do if one came out as gay: “Proper education must be given … the education system must be revamped,” the president responded. “The political system must be revamped. And these must be also reformed, revamped along the way. But if you, if a group recognizes an ugly behavior or ugly deed as legitimate, you must not expect other countries or other groups to give it the same recognition.”

Does “proper education” entail hanging them from the tallest tree, Mr. President?


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    • niles

      #1 candidate for his own personal drone attack.

      Sep 24, 2012 at 1:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam

      Him calling homosexuality “Ugly” is kind of like Sue Sylvester calling somebody else a bitch.

      Sep 24, 2012 at 1:49 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Charli Girl

      Ummm didn’t even read the column. Just went right to comments.
      Really Dumbass? Have you seen me? Uh ya might wanna see me b4 saying that sugar britches!
      Classic Closet Case!!

      Sep 24, 2012 at 2:09 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hf2hvit

      That coming from a so-called human who probably smells worse than a camel’s ass…or at least his mouth does…

      Sep 24, 2012 at 2:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • horace

      It is surprising for a man who is obviously blind to
      possess so little understanding.

      Sep 24, 2012 at 3:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jonathonz

      I love how homophobes bring up the whole procreation argument to say that gays and our relationships are somehow less valuable than straights and their relationships. Are they saying that the value of a human is predicated on how many babies they produce? We shouldn’t even have to point out to them that people are much more than baby makers.

      Sep 24, 2012 at 4:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • maxdadmark

      Who’s this runt calling ugly? He is so ugly that when he sits in the sand, cats try to bury him.

      Sep 24, 2012 at 4:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Stevenw

      Ahmadinejad talking to Piers Morgan… its the unspeakable talking to the irredeemable.

      Imagine if they merged together somehow; a gestalt personality – we’d have to take off and nuke the site from orbit — it’d be the only way to be sure.

      Sep 24, 2012 at 4:25 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

      Being black, left-handed or being gay is just as natural. It is a sometimes rare occurrence to fall in Love and to hold that person in your heart and be loved in return … it is something that should be celebrated! If it’s between two guys or two girls — all the better. It takes even more courage to defend that LOVE!
      To see the religious lunatics manipulate government and our lives is shameful.

      Sep 24, 2012 at 4:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jablester

      @Cam: It’s worse than that. Can you imagine a 4’10” pip
      squeak with a huge nose, scruffy beard, and narrow eyes? Trying to be a bully. Makes
      sense in a way. I sure don’t see him attracting any boyfriends.

      Sep 24, 2012 at 5:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Andrew

      What makes me angry is that Piers did not pull him up on his out dated beliefs from the 1950s where gay men were ‘the big evil’. Time has shown the lies the general public were told about gay men and we’ve woken up to the fact that gays in society have not destroyed it.

      Sep 24, 2012 at 5:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • EvonCook

      Loving another person, having the natural pleasure of shared sexuality, appreciating and tasting beauty these are “ugly” but rioting, murdering, destroying because someone pictured his “prophet” is, of course, perfectly respectful! Religions and the mindset they demand are so very and totally f**ked up!

      Sep 24, 2012 at 5:08 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • darkmoonman

      Unless his home is copletely void of mirrors, Ahmadinejad muast be intimately acquainted with the meaning of the adjective “ugly”.

      ????? ???? ?? ???????? ??????? ?? ???? ??? ??? ???.

      Sep 24, 2012 at 5:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • KirkR

      The day Israel rains fire on his short ugly self will be a great day…

      Sep 24, 2012 at 5:14 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • goofyjoemoore

      @hf2hvit: I almost snotted in my coffee whilst reading this comment! lol

      Sep 24, 2012 at 5:27 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tjport1980

      I can’t believe that someone I respected so much would say something so stupid and hateful. Oh wait, that was someone else, NEVER MIND !

      Sep 24, 2012 at 5:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ogre Magi

      this from some one who looks like a partially shaved rat!

      Sep 24, 2012 at 5:56 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Kieran

      Okay, so he’s an ignorant homophobe. We knew that, why get worked up over this? I still don’t think it’s a smart idea for the US to start another War in the Middle East this time targeting Iran. Because the reality is there are millions of ignorant homophobic assholes like Ahmadinejad all over the world, including, maybe especially, right here in America.

      Sep 24, 2012 at 5:56 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • schwma

      Dan Cathy ought to shift focus on his new Chic-fil-A from Chicago to Tehran.

      Sep 24, 2012 at 6:42 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • LadyLady

      What did we expect him to say? Was he suppose to come out of the closet wearing rainbow hot pants and doing a jog to Lady GaGa? Seriously, he couldn’t have said no less or the man would not have survived the day. We know the narrow minded, suppressed, aggressive culture he hails from. Why is this a surprise?

      Sep 24, 2012 at 6:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • erikwm

      Take those quotes out of context with no attribution and they could easily be mistaken for comments from any number of conservative politicians here in the United States.

      They’re birds of the same feather.

      Sep 24, 2012 at 7:07 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Stache99

      President aka dictator ahmadickhead.

      Sep 24, 2012 at 7:36 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dumdum

      NO WAY ??? I haven’t taken LSD since the 70s.!!! But I am tripping now !!! That guy is one scary ass cartoon!!! My Nana who beat the Nazis might not be pleased. And I will have to live with the guilt. But please ! Israel ! Nuke the bastards !!! I never thought that, that would come from me. Help me mommy I am afraid now!!! Satan IS HERE…….

      Sep 24, 2012 at 8:06 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dumdum

      Please laugh. It is our only recourse.

      Sep 24, 2012 at 8:08 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jerry12

      God created Homosexuals and Homosexuality as a means to limit the number of people inhabiting the Earth at any one time. God knew that over population versus man’s ability to produce enough food to feed everyone, required limiting the total population of the Earth. Therefor, he introduced Homosexuals of both sexes who would satisfy their natural sexual needs without producing additional children while, as farmers, would be food producers. Unfortunately, Levitigus (sp) misread God’s intent, and wrote that any sexuality between humans that did not produce a child who would be raised as a dues paying member of the Religion was a Sin.

      The Religionists are still missing the point. By rejecting Homosexuals as members of their Churches, they are losing a lot of money in the collection plate every week.

      Sep 24, 2012 at 8:12 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Musk

      I was wondering what Mahmoud Ahmadinejad thought about gay people. Now I know.

      Sep 24, 2012 at 8:57 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • SOCALBOY122162

      @KirkR: AMEN!

      Sep 24, 2012 at 9:08 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dumdum

      @Jerry12: Love your zeal but god ? Really ? Who is god ? Is he your daddy ? Did he make you from clay or dirt? So you and I are only about six thousand years old? Leviticus ? I think gus was that hick in the trailer next door. Please do not make me continue. As a TRUE QUEEN it is my duty to read you. But you make it too easy, and I fear that I may hurt your feelings, for it SEEMS that you have at least a couple of them. Be well my friend. I will try to send you a real fairy. But she he or it may die laughing….

      Sep 24, 2012 at 10:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dumdum

      Israel ! Homeland of my Grandmother. Save us from this evil! And forgive my anger and judgement. They will never change or yield. With such hate we are ALL DOOMED !!!!!!!!!

      Sep 24, 2012 at 11:05 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mjl-428

      Umm I’m still wondering why the people of Iran haven’t assassinated this guy yet. didn’t they HATE him one time? Seriously

      Sep 24, 2012 at 11:09 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ruhlmann

      @jablester: Were you joking that he is 4’10”?

      Sep 24, 2012 at 11:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jablester

      @Ruhlmann: He is said to be 5’2″ but I don’t believe it. I don’t think he is that tall.

      Sep 25, 2012 at 12:39 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ruhlmann

      @jablester: Bloody hell that is freaken funny. So it’s all a little big man syndrome.

      Sep 25, 2012 at 12:52 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • H60HAWK

      BACHI BACHI DANCING BOYS………Very Sad………..

      Sep 25, 2012 at 1:31 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • GeriHew

      I think it was rather courageous of Piers Morgan to ask this psychopath such questions. Make no mistakes, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is every bit as evil as Hitler.

      Sep 25, 2012 at 2:37 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • EGO

      Kudos to Piers Morgan for exposing Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s opinion about gay people. It is amazing how so many people still live in the dark ages.

      Sep 25, 2012 at 5:05 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 2eo

      @EGO: The weird part of it all is that most of the islam hate is from chrisatians but when you actually corner them they believe nearly exactly the same things are “sins” and worthy of punishment.

      That is why they will always rally with each other when it comes to crunch issues, including forming alliances in the UN and African Nations to stop people speaking out against death squads and genocide.

      Sep 25, 2012 at 6:18 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cowboy64

      Just heard the interview on the radio and Piers Morgan asked his ‘trademark’ final question: “Mr President, how many times have you truly been in love?” Homophobe (using translators Middle Eastern accent): “I am in love with humanity”. Now THAT is funny!

      Sep 25, 2012 at 8:09 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

      HOW?? this mother fucked bloody Moslim, got in to the USA?. KILL HIM AND ALL OF HIS PEOPLE WITH THA FUCKING Muchamed! (Where in the Coran, it`s that the fucking Muchamed was ever exist?).

      Sep 25, 2012 at 9:39 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

      @Musk: Your are not smart at all! you just don`t know how he hang two 16 Years boys that found to be GAY. He and all the fucking Muslim, should be killed with that FUCKING CORAN and MUCHAMED. (IT`S GREAT TO FEEL, SO MUCH HEAT TO MUSLIMS)

      Sep 25, 2012 at 9:44 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • maxdadmark

      Although I appreciate your sentiment, Karuadam, English is clearly not your first language. Get some help with your posts, or stop embarrassing yourself by letting others post their outrage.

      Sep 25, 2012 at 10:00 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Guillermo3

      @Charli Girl: GREAT COMMENT,
      Charli Girl!
      Probably not true[if M. is a closet case,there’s not a deep
      enough closet!!],but hilarious.

      Sep 25, 2012 at 11:13 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • fagburn

      Thank god we live in countries where no politician would say something stupid and homophobic.

      Sep 25, 2012 at 12:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • maxdadmark

      Surely you have your tongue in cheek.

      Sep 25, 2012 at 12:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • fleetsailor07

      You hear that Piers Morgan called this man “Charming” No? Probably skipped over since we’re supposed to like both of these guys. A scumbag rot of the earth man like that and this dude Piers Morgan calls him “Charming”? Has nothing but sweet things to say about him? What does that say about that dude? Other gay people need to really open their eyes to what is going on out there and stop the self centered “it’s all about us 24/7 and those who pay us lip service”. These people, both of them and others like them view us as either useful idiots like Boxer the horse from Animal Farm, or worse as cattle to be lead to the slaughter. Many will willing go along too, as many have in the past. I have faith in God above but I don’t have much faith in humanity.

      Sep 25, 2012 at 3:47 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JOHN 1957

      Speak for your own country, where the majority of men look and smell like flee bitten wet jackals. Have you looked at yourself over in the mirror lately? You of all people shouldn’t be calling anybody ugly, you look like a fisted raped camel!

      Sep 25, 2012 at 4:42 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Guillermo3

      @fagburn: Your sarcasm becomes you__Thanks!

      Sep 25, 2012 at 7:25 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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