In a surprise turnaround, Grand Ayatollah Ali Hossaini Khamenei has secured his place as the US Republican party’s challenger to Barack Obama in November’s US presidential election, following a decisive primary in Texas.
After a bruising campaign which saw several frontrunners emerge only to fall by the wayside, including Herman Cain, Christine O’Donnell, Rick Perry, Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney, Republican voters were ultimately swayed by Khamenei’s conservative stance on a range of moral issues as well as his soaring rhetoric.
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Posted: May 30th, 2012
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