Even Roger Cohen is Asking

Roger Cohen, writing from Tehran, this time with his eyes and ears more open, says in “City of Whispers” that “[m]any of the people I spoke to when I arrived last week are in prison” but that “[s]till the whispering continues”:

A man holds his mobile phone up to me: footage of a man with his head blown off last Monday. A man, 28, whispers: “The government will use more violence, but some of us have to make the sacrifice.”

Apparently working to preserve Plan B:  “And know that if you will not unclench your fist, we will extend a fist-bump.”