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TV and Islamic Terrorists

Reader comment on item: [The Need to Name and] Know Thy Terrorists

Submitted by JrsDad (United States), Nov 19, 2002 at 16:02

While in a motel, I was flipping channels and heard something about "Saudi" and terrorists in a drama. I stopped and watched. The show (sorry, not familiar with it, had the girl who used to be on "Law & Order" years ago) was about the car bombing of a building with many dead. The FBI busted in on a Saudi and arrested him.

Turns out, of course, that the bomber was a white guy mad at lawyers. The poor innocent Saudi was just building model airplanes.

I hope we all learned our lesson from Hollywood. Next time there is a terrorist act, look to the middle aged white boys. Suspecting the Saudi was a racist irrationality.
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