In reality, Iran responded to the killing of Qasem Soleimani by launching 15 missiles at coalition bases in Iraq, fortunately killing no one — it was a far cry from World War 3, which started trending on Twitter.
However, the Fars News Agency, pretty much a propaganda arm of the Iranian government, seems to be airing a fantasy retaliation in which members of Soleimani’s Quds Force avenge him by coming to the United States, blowing up the Capitol building, and then moving on to infiltration of the White House, where a terrorist lobs a grenade into the Oval Office. (We think President Trump had already been killed by gunfire though.)
Also, the whole thing appears to be planned and executed by a group of about six to ten men.
We can’t place the movie from which they got the footage of the Capitol blowing up; maybe you can.
Iran’s latest propaganda video is a doozy. The Qods Force blows up the Capitol dome, captures the White House, and kills Donald Trump — to avenge Qassem Soleimani. pic.twitter.com/6QLML3S6h3
— Mike (@Doranimated) January 11, 2020
Don’t miss Bibi lying next to Trump in the very last frame!
— DTRuizDC (@ParisLaPlataDC) January 11, 2020
Is that who that was supposed to be? We figured they borrowed Kathy Griffin’s Trump mask for the shoot.
Directed by Michael Moore.
— Jeremiah (@TheMacAdvocate) January 11, 2020
Hollywood’s response pic.twitter.com/3aJQpfKm3R
— SpaceForceChewie (@_1216715) January 11, 2020
— Anna Banana ? (@fleurdelys10034) January 11, 2020
Will they win an Oscar for this? Hollywood will love this
— Sword of Damocles (@inappros) January 11, 2020
Jane Fonda will be at the Premiere
— Mark Weeks (@mwbroncomark) January 11, 2020
I thought that this was a @DNC production.
— ?real Jeffrey AMERICAN? (@thingamadamit) January 11, 2020
It’s getting harder to tell the difference between Iranian state TV and MSNBC.
— Uri Blago (@UriBlago) January 11, 2020
Did CNN and MSNBC fact check this yet?
— alex sherman (@pashas66) January 11, 2020
This will be on Netflix by Wednesday…
— Timothy Kerby ?? (@TimothyKerby) January 11, 2020
So, they can execute this flawless exercise, but can't determine that a civilian aircraft leaving Tehran in their own fly zone shouldn't be shot down?
— .?.Badaisè (@DBadaise) January 11, 2020
“ …. but we’ll settle for shooting down a commercial airliner taking off from our own airport”
— Justanelectrician (@Justanelectric1) January 11, 2020
I think they need to concentrate on how to operate a surface to air missile before they plan their invasion of the most powerful country in the history of earth’s existence.
— BirdGang19 (@bird_gang18) January 11, 2020
My movie is about making Iran into glass.
— CooperWinston (@p_trotter) January 11, 2020
Then, we turn Iran into a parking lot.
— Giant Killer on Guard (@Andrew30573975) January 11, 2020
Those sound like more imminent threats. Has Pompeo seen this? We need to turn Tehran into a sheet a glass. Conduct a séance – conjure Curtis LeMay. Let's do this.
— Virgil Caine (@Phillip82_2) January 11, 2020
America be like…. pic.twitter.com/pY2JeUhu9Z
— Jill White (@Jillygirl18) January 11, 2020
Hey ?? pic.twitter.com/KcTKpPh82k
— PorkChop Express (@China_is_here) January 11, 2020
Talk about a pipe dream….
— Andrea L. Stanley (@Woundguru1) January 11, 2020
Actually they are doing this in their timeline right now and most of them believed. So far American casualties are near a million and still rising.
— فیلسوفنمای غیرمعاصر (@mtrkeh) January 11, 2020
Their propaganda flick is the wet dream of an impotent regime. Let them play with themselves. ?
— MountainTroll (@MountainTroll5) January 11, 2020
That video plays out like a bad 70s/80s action movie produced by Cannon Films during the Golan-Globus era. And we all know that in a situation like that, Chuck Norris will be there to chop some heads with a boot-heavy spinning roundhouse.
— BohemianTitan (@BohemianTitan) January 11, 2020
Why does this look like it was filmed in the 70s?
— DigintheCrates (@ChiSportsHomer) January 11, 2020
Why does it look like 1970s porno?
— فيصل ابراهيم الشمري (@Mr_Alshammeri) January 11, 2020
They're as good at filmmaking as they are at reading a radar screen.
— It's still 2016 apparently (@jtLOL) January 11, 2020
I recognized the scene from an American movie, “White House Down”. (2013). I thought the movie was sick when it aired.
— Harley Gernand ➡️ (@harley_gernand) January 11, 2020
I am not surprised. They are sending the signal to their lobby apologists here in DC & on campuses and think tanks to go blow themselves up, Twitter justification on regime crimes isn’t enough for them. None of us is safe here from Iranian regime lobbyists & agents.
— Shima B-شیما بزرگی (@LadyJusticeIran) January 11, 2020
I bet 90% of Iranians like Trump and the US
— Uno (@unobirds) January 11, 2020
It’s true. We do.
— grngal ✡️ (@grngal) January 11, 2020
Hahaha! I’d love to see them actually try. Bet they’d get arrested as soon as they get off the plane. That or they’d get wasted before they even breached the WH ?
— Colby (@Colby86685976) January 11, 2020
Good luck with that.
— Rhonda GB ??????????? (@Englshgrl61) January 11, 2020
Next to “wishful thinking” in the dictionary should be a link to this video.
— Hightop David (@hightopdavid3rd) January 11, 2020
The only thing that video is missing is the Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” playing in the background.
— Bill Bellington (@billbellington) January 11, 2020
Iran playing poker without hand. jokers.
— giora giladi גיורא גלעדי (@gioradg) January 11, 2020
We kind of hate to be sharing Iranian propaganda, but the entertainment value is through the roof.
CNN turns to Iranian hostage-taker to serve as on-air expert of the Mid-East conflict and be critical of President Trumphttps://t.co/A3ylkiLsE8
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) January 8, 2020