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November 09, 2018

ISIS Admits Guilt for "Known Wolf" Terror Attack in Australia

I read an opinion piece a long time ago that the media's favored locution -- "claimed responsibility" -- had the probably-intended effect of obliterating the concept of guilt. One confesses guilt of a crime; one does not "claim responsibility" when interrogated by police.

So why do we change the words to avoid the notion of guilt for a crime when it comes to terrorism?

To the actual point: ISIS confesses its guilt in yet another terror attack.


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posted by Ace of Spades at 02:24 PM

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