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COLE: Top Ten differences between White Terrorists and Others

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1. White terrorists are called 'gunmen.' What does that even mean? A person with a gun? Wouldn't that be, like, everyone in the US? Other terrorists are called, like, 'terrorists.' 2. White terrorists are 'troubled loners.' Other terrorists are always suspected of being part of a global plot, even when they are obviously troubled loners. 3. Doing a study on the danger of white terrorists at the Department of Homeland Security will get you sidelined by angry white Congressmen. Doing studies on other kinds of terrorists is a guaranteed promotion. 4. The family of a white terrorist is interviewed, weeping as they wonder where he went wrong. The families of other terrorists are almost never interviewed. 5. White terrorists are part of a 'fringe.' Other terrorists are apparently mainstream...

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Exposes the false assumption of "objective" journa... by Amy Fried, Ph.D. on Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 at 4:26:27 PM
OK, I get that Cole is emphasizing the differing w... by David McCorquodale on Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 7:59:32 AM
In a wider definition of terrorism, Juan Cole hims... by Chris Cook on Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 10:11:45 AM