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Tuesday, June 14, 2005

"If we gang-mimed the guy ..."

James Lileks is the snark-master. Good snark is built on extreme sarcasm that reveals underlying truths, though. And so, as part of a post in which "the true horror of American Torture has been revealed," Lileks correctly explains that 9/11's would-be-20th-hijacker Mohammed al Qahtani "was broken by the concise application of cultural insensitivity." Read the whole thing, but not while drinking any beverages capable of nasal irritation.

Posted by Beldar at 02:43 PM in Global War on Terror, Humor, Mainstream Media, Politics (2006 & earlier) | Permalink


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(1) SemiPundit made the following comment | Jun 15, 2005 8:08:25 AM | Permalink

I thought that Moussawi was to have been the twentieth.

(2) DeputyHeadmistress made the following comment | Jun 18, 2005 11:02:47 PM | Permalink

I think the meaning is that he was to be the twentieth, but was prevented by circumstances outside his control.

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