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Old April 20 2013, 06:03 PM   #197
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Re: Reports of explosions at 2013 Boston Marathon

Tora Ziyal wrote: View Post
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Now we wait for Dennis Lehane to write the novelization.
He's already written an op-ed piece for the NYT.
That's fantastic. I love Dennis Lehane, and not just because we're both OFD. His books make me suicidally depressed, but we have a lot in common.

Dennis Lehane wrote:
No, what a Bostonian means when he or she says “They messed with the wrong city” is “You don’t think this changes anything, do you?”

Trust me, we won’t be giving up any civil liberties to keep ourselves safe because of this. We won’t cancel next year’s marathon. We won’t drive to New Hampshire and stockpile weapons. When the authorities find the weak and terminally maladjusted culprit or culprits, we’ll roll our eyes at whatever backward ideology they embrace and move on with our lives.
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