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July 21, 2005

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We also need to spotlight the "excuse makers," the former State Department spokesman James Rubin said. After every major terrorist incident, the excuse makers come out to tell us why imperialism, Zionism, colonialism or Iraq explains why the terrorists acted. These excuse makers are just one notch less despicable than the terrorists and also deserve to be exposed. When you live in an open society like London, where anyone with a grievance can publish an article, run for office or start a political movement, the notion that blowing up a busload of innocent civilians in response to Iraq is somehow "understandable" is outrageous. "It erases the distinction between legitimate dissent and terrorism," Mr. Rubin said, "and an open society needs to maintain a clear wall between them."

-- Thomas Friedman

This isn't something a million conservatives haven't said a hundred times. But Friedman is a liberal at the New York Times, and it's good to have such a person on record as calling the apologists only one (1) step less despicable than the terrorists themselves.

Yes, that's right-- if you're a terrorist apologist, you're a soft supporter of terrorism and murder, and you're part of the morale support network sustaining these animals. And you are partially responsible for the lives they lay to waste.

Such moral simpletons and pleaders for tolerance of mass murder sure the hell won't listen to me. Frankly, they're probably too far gone to listen to Friedman, either, and consider this soft-headed liberal a Zionist Nazi.

But it can't hurt.


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