Thursday, September 11, 2008

7 years after 9/11, half the world DOESN'T think al queada was responsible.

I found this graphic on the Gene Expression blog (and I don't know why they went so off-topic), but I was stunned to see the story that this chart tells:

Look at the bottom line: only 46% of respondents believe that al Queada was responsible for 9/11.

Two thoughts:
1) we've lost a lot of credibility. (Obviously)
2) while I've certainly seen the case against Bin Laden/al Queada on the nightly news, has the case ever been made in a more formal, larger setting like the UN? Have charges against Bin Laden even been filed? A grand jury seated? A quick check around the internet says no. Why?

1 comment:

Kevin said...

Hey Tim, Are you poaching from Ron Paul and Jesse Ventura? In Jesse's speech from the Rally for the Republic in Minnesota?

Not sure if it is in P1 or P2. Not a well delivered speech, but the points are salient.

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