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Kaptur comparison stirs ire of Republicans

Rep. Nancy Kaptur, D-Ohio, has stirred the ire of Republicans by comparing reputed terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden to the American revolutionaries. In a recent interview with the Toledo Blade, Kaptur said: “One could say that Osama bin Laden and these non-nation-state fighters with religious purpose are very similar to those kind of atypical revolutionaries that helped to cast off the British crown.” Kaptur also told the Blade that even if the United States succeeds in ousting Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, the problems leading to social and political upheaval in the Islamic world would remain. “Even if we take the ground, we do not share the culture and in the end we have to learn to co-exist in a world with religious states that we may not agree with and find ways to cooperate,” she said. Full Story

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