Ahmadinejad to 'pardon' US hikers in Iran custody

These dangerous US spies - who no doubt were sending back state secrets via carrier pidgeons while trying to poison the entire granola supply of Iran - will be released after paying a ransom - er, bail - of $500,000. Washington Post: Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he intends to release two Americans who have been jailed on charges of espionage for two years and grant them a "unilateral pardon." "I am helping to arrange for their release in a couple of days so they will be able to return home," Ahmadinejad told The Washington Post in an hour-long interview at his office here. "This is of course going to be a unilateral humanitarian gesture." Of course. But what do you call it when you capture them and hold them without reason for 2 years? The Americans, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, both 29, were arrested along with another American while they were hiking along the Iran-Iraq border two years ago. In August, they were sentenced to eight years in prison. The other American,...(Read Full Post)