From a reader:
Subject: The Times Does it Again:
“BAGHDAD, Jan. 30 — As more than two million Shiite pilgrims converged on Iraq’s shrines to celebrate the holy day of Ashura, three separate attacks in different cities left dozens of worshippers dead in bombings, mortar attacks and ambushes.”
We dirty Christians and Jews only have holidays. Shiites have holy days, so they must be on a higher moral plane, I guess.