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Ahmadinejad’s Cameraman Decides He’d Like to Stay in the U.S.

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

In a disappointing end to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s final appearance at the United Nations, he’s now down one cameraman. Hassan Gol Khanban, who was part of the 140-person entourage that accompanied the Iranian president to New York, has announced via his lawyer that he is seeking asylum in the United States. He provided no other details, but we suspect he was won over by our freedom — not to mention the readily available Payless shoes

Ahmadinejad’s Cameraman Defects to U.S.