Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Lashes Out Against the Psychic Octopus

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Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has a new enemy: Germany's Paul the Octopus, who predicted the outcome of World Cup matches by pointing with his tentacle. "Those who believe in this type of thing cannot be the leaders of the global nations that aspire, like Iran, to human perfection, basing themselves in the love of all sacred values," he said during a speech in Tehran, accusing Paul of "spreading Western propaganda and superstition." [Telegraph UK]