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A Vile Article

The popular web magazine, Counterpunch, edited by Alexander Cockburn, hits what is possibly a new low even by the standards of the far left in this article on the Virginia Tech massacre by Miami-based columnist Sherwood Ross:

The American people, including the families of the murdered Virginia Tech innocents, have collective blood-guilt on their hands…
How many of those parents in the audience had also voted for legislators who backed the president’s illegal invasion of Iraq? …
Who is responsible for the killings in Iraq except the same now bereaved parents of the murdered students at Virginia Tech? …
All across America, people who attend church and regard themselves as “good” people, such as the bereaved at Virginia Tech, are working in the plants that make atomic bombs and warplanes and napalm and cluster bombs and are creating new, demonical designs of germ warfare and space-based weapons so vile and horrible they defy description.

Tom GrossTom Gross is a former Middle East correspondent for the London Sunday Telegraph and the New York Daily News.

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