Ayatollah Khamenei: U.S. officials are first-class idiots

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei addressed a group of people from the holy city of Qom on Wednesday, according to PressTV.
Khamenei attacked the US, saying the Americans claim they have imposed the “strongest sanctions in history” against Iran, but that the “The Iranian nation and authorities should attentively work to turn the American sanctions into an unprecedented defeat for the Great Satan (the US)."
Khamenei even insulted senior US officials saying that “Some US officials pretend that they are mad. Of course I don’t agree with that. Rather, they are first-class idiots.”