[guest post by Dana]
Imagine not just thinking this, but saying it out loud:
Over the past 24 hours, thousands of TikToks (at least) have been posted where people share how they just read Bin Laden’s infamous "Letter to America," in which he explained why he attacked the United States.
The TikToks are from people of all ages, races, ethnicities, and… pic.twitter.com/EwjiGtFEE3
— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) November 16, 2023
Although this is jarring, it really shouldn’t come as a surprise. If one has observed societal trends over the past decade, it has been easy to see the direction in which a certain segment of the public was going. Of course, the $64 question is: what is the inevitable conclusion of this mindfuck?
If you kids think Bin Laden made some good points, wait'll I tell you about a vegetarian former art student with an ironic mustache whose impassioned manifesto about the Zionist oppression of his people sparked a worldwide movement
— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) November 16, 2023