Thursday, July 26, 2007

al-Qaeda's best friend

Dan Froomkin:
    Like any terrorist organization, al-Qaeda wants attention. It wants to be perceived as powerful. And it particularly wants Americans to live in fear.

    Could al-Qaeda possibly have found a better publicist than President Bush?

    At a South Carolina Air Force base yesterday, Bush mentioned al-Qaeda and bin Laden 118 times in 29 minutes, arguing that the violence unleashed by the U.S. invasion in Iraq would somehow come to America's shores if U.S. troops were to withdraw...

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