Jake Tapper Calls Out Ahmadinejad on Human Rights and ‘Deranged Conspiracy Theories’ on Twitter


In case you haven’t heard, former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is on Twitter now, and a recent tweet of his about the World Series has culminated in a Twitter back-and-forth with CNN’s Jake Tapper over human rights.

Earlier this month, after Ahmadinejad congratulated the Red Sox, Tapper followed up with a question about Neda Agha-Soltan, the young woman who was killed during the 2009 protests in Iran:

That appeared to have been it, but then Ahmadinejad responded to Tapper this morning, almost two weeks later:

Tapper fired back by calling out his “deranged conspiracy theories” about Neda and following up with questions about Ahmadinejad’s record on human rights abuses:

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