â€œThey (U.S. government) may crack down on this movement but cannot uproot it. Ultimately, it will grow so that it will bring down the capitalist system and the West.â€ CBS News reports Ayatollah Khamenei saying.
Not to say that his own country hasn’t tried “uprooting” actual grassroots movements before
The Occupy Wall Street movement continues to draw overseas political attention.
Iranâ€™s top leader said Wednesday that the wave of protests reflects a serious crisis that will ultimately topple capitalism in America. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei claimed the United States is now in a full-blown crisis because its â€œcorrupt foundation has been exposed to the American people.â€
â€œThey (U.S. government) may crack down on this movement but cannot uproot it,â€ CBS News reports Khamenei saying. â€œUltimately, it will grow so that it will bring down the capitalist system and the West.â€
The remarks came a day after U.S. officials have claimed that Iran plotted to assassinate Saudi Arabiaâ€™s ambassador into a new global campaign to isolate the Islamic republic.
Protesters in New York plan to gather at the headquarters of JP Morgan Chase, where theyâ€˜ll continue to decry the expiration of the stateâ€™s 2 percent â€œmillionairesâ€™ taxâ€ in December.