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Salman Rushdie attacked
« on: August 12, 2022, 10:37:32 AM »
Salman Rushdie, the author whose writing led to death threats from Iran in the 1980s, was attacked Friday as he was about to give a lecture in western New York.

Rushdie's attacker was captured but hasn't been identified. Anyone want to bet his religion?

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/author-salman-rushdie-attacked-lecture-151213439.html
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Re: Salman Rushdie attacked
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2022, 02:32:31 PM »
Salman Rushdie, the author whose writing led to death threats from Iran in the 1980s, was attacked Friday as he was about to give a lecture in western New York.

Rushdie's attacker was captured but hasn't been identified. Anyone want to bet his religion?

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/author-salman-rushdie-attacked-lecture-151213439.html

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Re: Salman Rushdie attacked
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2022, 06:43:41 PM »
The Chautauqua Institution is within about a mile of our cottage on Chautauqua lake... I've attended many events (concerts, mostly) at the institution. What a shame it's the location of the most recent exhibition of Muslim love. Frankly the whole place is terribly liberal and celebrates the diversity of their 'community' - what's a proper celebration without a little blood?

They caught the guy and he has now been identified as 24-year-old Hadi Matar of New Jersey. Looks like Rushdie is going to live but might lose an eye.

Funny story: My great-grandfather gave some cash to that place years and years ago, so they named a pedestrian bridge on the grounds in his honor. A few years back when they published some really liberal article or something that pissed off my grandpa he slipped a screwdriver into his pocket, drove down to the institution and nonchalantly removed the plaque from the bridge. It hangs in the garage now.
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Re: Salman Rushdie attacked
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2022, 05:41:14 AM »
Apparently, he is off the ventilator now.

Muzzie perp of course.
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