Yes that's 96% -- not a typo. The figure comes from the Commerce Commission chairman of the Tehran Commerce Chamber, and more surprisingly, is printed in the Tehran Times, a publication that can fairly be labeled a regime mouthpiece.
With all of the political and popular pressure the regime is facing, it would not be surprising if it is ultimately the disastrously mismanaged economy that brings Ahmadinejad down. Inflation and unemployment are already through the roof, the central bank has repeatedly reported discrepancies between the amount of money deposited into the bank and the amount of revenue reported by the government, and a highly controversial bill rolling back housing, heating, and food subsidies is set to be implemented in the coming months. As the cost of living is sure to increase suddenly and dramatically, expect more rural and/or apolitical segment of the populace to start voicing their discontentment.
(h/t Enduring America).
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