Re: Is every dictatorial regime stupid?
Was it Churchill who described it as riding tigers and they couldn't get off?
When misery reaches a certain level, things are just waiting for a spark. It doesn't matter whether it's something big or little, it just happens to be the wrong thing at the wrong time, and things blow up.
Looking at the death count from this latest round of protests, this might be the time where the Mullahs lose control of the situation.