The question the world is asking today is, “Was the election result in Iran legitimate?” Juan Cole has a list of reasons why we should question the results that bears paying close attention to. And the conduct of the Iranian government in the immediate aftermath certainly doesn’t inspire confidence that they have nothing to hide.

We all knew before their election that in the end, the ayatollah is the one who’s really in charge. It remains to be seen whether the Iranian people are going to do something about that.