In 2005, Galloway called Assad a “breath of fresh air” after years of dictatorial regimes in the country.
Ron McKay, a spokesman for Galloway, said that the controversial parliamentary member sees no issue with his comments.
And if Galloway really believes in his cause then he would do everything in his power to keep it in the realm of the mainstream.
Keep in mind, while watching the video that Galloway was already a member of Parliament at the time.
“All the papers seem to imply that you get executed in Iran for being gay,” Galloway said.
"Never mind what you thought," retorted Galloway impatiently.
He's as hard wi' me as if I had been the wild Scot o' Galloway.
"You haven't left much to chance," replied Galloway, with a grim smile.
"I am grieved that it should have happened," said Mr. Galloway, kindly.
Wear Galloway's Tried and Proven, and fate cannot touch you.
district in southwestern Scotland, Medieval Latin Gallovidia, from Welsh Gallwyddel, Irish Gallgaidhil, literally "foreign Gaels." The adjective Galwegian is on analogy of Norwegian.