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The Truth about Terrorism

March 14, 2010
Jack Hunter, aka The Southern Avenger

In a recent commentary, I called 19th century insurrectionist Denmark Vesey a “terrorist,” a term I define as someone who intentionally targets civilians to advance an objective or agenda. Vesey, who planned to murder every white person in Charleston in 1822, certainly fits this description, as does President Harry Truman, who dropped two atomic bombs on Japan in 1945. I made this exact same comparison in my column.

Liberals cursed my portrayal of Vesey, while thanking me for bringing up Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Conservatives cursed my portrayal of Truman, yet thanked me for my comments on Vesey.

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