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Part of an e-mail from Scotland last night:

Had to share this with you. I’m watching ITV news (Britain’s CNN, or, perhaps more accurately, their MSNBC). A reporter said in a story at 2:00 a.m. GMT (9 p.m. EDT) this:

“Lives were being shattered in a cause that we don’t even know.”

Really? After all this time, they don’t know that the cause is to take down the entire West, not just America?

Another reporter noted that one of the underground bombs went off in a community with lots of Muslims. Then he said: “This was not an attack on Islam on the west, but an attack on all of us.”…

You don’t say!

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