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Wednesday, March 17, 2004
 
What the heck are we supposed to think about this?
The Al Qaeda affiliated group that has publicly taken responsibility for the Madrid bombings released a very chatty letter today, saying among other things:
...The statement said it supported President Bush (news - web sites) in his reelection campaign, and would prefer him to win in November rather than the Democratic candidate John Kerry (news - web sites), as it was not possible to find a leader "more foolish than you (Bush), who deals with matters by force rather than with wisdom." ...
So ask yourself, who does this "endorsement" actually help? Bush or Kerry? Then ask yourself, who has access to covert operatives who could manufacture a letter like this?

Did you get the same answer both times? I did.
 
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