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Ahmadinejad: Obama Can't Spell Obama

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President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (AP File Photo)

American President Barack Obama has one of the most famous names in the world. Regardless, Iranian President doesn't think he knows how to spell it.

Angry because he thinks the United States is encouraging pro-democracy protestors on the streets of Iran, Ahmadinejad jabbed at President Obama with an out-of-context insult, declaring "Obama wants to rule the world, but he can't even control his own emotions," and he "doesn't even know how to spell his own name properly," according to Israel News.

The comments came at an Ahmadinejad rally in the southwestern Iran city of Bushehr, just days after Secretary of State Hilary Clinton affirmed the Obama administration's position as supporter, but not cheerleader. Clinton said "let me, clearly and directly, support the aspirations of the people who are in the streets of Iran today." She added, "we wish the opposition and the brave people in the streets across cities in Iran the same opportunities that they saw their Egyptian counterparts seize."

The White House has not said anything publicly about Ahmadinejad's comment, and there is no indication they plan to respond at this time.

Peter Doocy is currently a Washington-based correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC).  He joined the network in 2009 as a general assignment reporter based in the New York bureau. Click here for more information on Peter Doocy