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similar dynamic on 9-11

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Submitted by RIchard A Landes (Israel), Nov 3, 2020 at 10:21

An airport security guard the very day of 9-11, failed to report the problem after dealing with Mohamed Atta:

"I said to myself, 'If this guy doesn't look like an Arab terrorist, then nothing does.' Then I gave myself a mental slap, because in this day and age, it's not nice to say things like this," Tuohey told the Maine Sunday Telegram. "You've checked in hundreds of Arabs and Hindus and Sikhs, and you've never done that. I felt kind of embarrassed."

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/7117783/#.WvfdnNOuxTY

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