Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Jesse Walker @ Reason: The Mayor in the Plastic Bubble

“Ron Paul's showdown with Rudy Giuliani [is] worth watching, not just for Paul's performance but because Giuliani makes a really astonishing comment. After Paul lays out the very familiar argument that the 9/11 attacks were a retaliation for America's interventions in the Middle East, Rudy replies: "That's really an extraordinary statement...that we invited the attack because we were attacking Iraq. I don't think I've ever heard that before, and I've heard some pretty absurd explanations."”

Jesse goes on to suggest three possible explanations.