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King Hearings Making It Worse?

Via the Associated Press:

The top Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee says Thursday’s hearing on Islamic radicalism could be used by terrorists to inspire a new generation of suicide bombers.

Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi says in prepared remarks that Congress has a responsibility to make sure its words do not make problems worse.

Thompson may be right. Surely there’s a better way to go about all this.  I remember years ago the hamlet of South Park was faced with a similar dilemna, and I’m sure we could all learn from its pragmatic solution:

Nat Brown is a deputy web editor at Foreign Affairs and a former deputy managing editor of National Review Online.

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