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Just Noticing

That both marketplace bombings happened in Shia neighborhoods. Again, totally possible that these are both, in fact, terrible accidents due to our missiles going astray. But, it is just as possible that Iraq did this on purpose (remember that frightening Jed Babbin “Sadddam Victory” piece from the other day). Of course, as Jonah notes today, people like the U.N. and al Jazeera, etc., will never even get that there is a difference.

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