Back on the Grid
1.) Someone commented on yesterday's post that Larijani has said most consider the elections fraudulent. This represents a break between him and Khamene'i, in contrast to what I said below. A break between Larijani and Khamene'i is huge.
2.) The use of the British Embassy here has historical resonance. On the one hand, the British are widely viewed with suspicion in Iran. However, in the Constitutional Revolution, the British did grant sanctuary to protesters, and this is remembered fondly.