Wednesday, May 11, 2016

World leaders taken in by Iranian plot

New York Times Fashion and Style analysis --

The pretty much constant presence of the tie has served to highlight another, less discussed but no less pointed gulf between the candidate and those he would call peers: For many politicians, the tie is no longer considered a necessary part of the uniform.

Website of the Office of the Supreme Leader of Iran, Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei --
Q1370. What is the view on wearing a necktie? A: Generally speaking, it is not permissible to wear a tie, or other kinds of clothes that are considered as the attire of non-Muslims, in such a way that their wearing will promote vile Western culture.

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