Monday, April 30, 2007

Which one is not your image of a terrorist?

While I realize that there are awful people in many places and of different races, I suppose that I did not realize how my own personal stereotypes had been forming. Even with the horrors of Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City bombing, I still looked at this picture of five gentlemen found guilty in Britian of Al-Qaeda happenings and couldn't help but revert back to my Sesame Street upbringing and sing, "One of the things is not like the other. One of these things just doesn't belong."

I blame 24. And of course the media.

(The last dig was made necessary by virtue of his talking all through a highlight that wasn't his and ruining my enjoyment of the Cleveland Indians' latest victory.)

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