One man's hegemony is another's security.
It's curious to see Iran's protesters, as reported by the admittedly-censored Reuters, speaking against the United States in the native language of the left. "Hegemony," after all, has been the siren song against our country ever since the times of bell bottoms, Woodstock, and other such idiocy.
Of course, the fact that the press parroted this line verbatim is far less surprising.
EDITORS' NOTE: Reuters and other foreign media are subject to Iranian restrictions on leaving the office to report, film or take pictures in Tehran.Iranian students who are members of the Basij militia, a part of the Iran Revolutionary Guard, hold placards with cartoons of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi (2nd L) and former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (L) and anti-U.S. and anti-Israel slogans (3rd L) while standing behind a symbolic coffin of the U.S. and Israel during a protest in front of the United Nations' office in Tehran February 27, 2011. Students on Sunday gathered to show their support for the uprisings in Bahrain, Libya and Egypt. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN - Tags: POLITICS EDUCATION CIVIL UNREST)
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PS: It's not civil "unrest" when the civil government itself is fronting the protests, Reuters. You might want to quit abusing that tag...