Tuesday, February 8, 2011

A Measure Of Fear

See: Refusal of bus ads came on fear of attacks

Law-enforcement officials warned King County Executive Dow Constantine that a bus ad alleging Israeli war crimes — and two ads in response accusing Palestinians of the same — could lead to attacks on buses and passengers, according to documents filed Monday in federal court.

After being advised that news about the ad controversy had been posted on a website associated with the Palestinian Hamas movement, Constantine said, he was concerned the ad would increase the risk of a terrorist attack.

Attacks from whom?

Who do they worry would attack buses in Seattle with rocks and bricks or worse?

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