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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?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ym4DxWAL8Ak

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMKIgbIYD48

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

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