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Rushdie attacker says he is 'surprised' author survived: NY Post

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"I respect the ayatollah. I think he's a great person. That's as far as I will say about that," said Matar, who according to the Post was advised by his lawyer not to discuss the issue.

Rushdie is greater, and dog willing his words will live on far longer than those of the ayatollah.

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Send that scumbag to live in prison..

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Brainwashed, violent and dangerous. He should never be allowed in society ever again

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Martyrdom just eluded this guy. He did all that and for what? He failed, no 72 virgins for him, but now he can live in shame and with his new cell buddies that he is the man that FAILED to kill Rushdie, and at 24, he has a long to with his newfound friends to think about that should he be convicted.

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So, he hasn’t been released after 72 hours and the msm haven’t buried the story.

So much for our resident Nostradami.

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So, he hasn’t been released after 72 hours and the msm haven’t buried the story.

Give it another few weeks. Maybe once he gets sentenced or if he gets sentenced it could make headlines again

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Martyrdom just eluded this guy. He did all that and for what? He failed, no 72 virgins for him, but now he can live in shame and with his new cell buddies that he is the man that FAILED to kill Rushdie, and at 24, he has a long to with his newfound friends to think about that should he be convicted.

A very strange concept for us but surprisingly 'normal' in other countries where they value other things even more than human life. See radical islamists, kamikazes, self-immolation rituals, etc. which aren't products of a delusional individual but the very culture of that particularly place, deadly distractions hindering human evolution since forever. Westerners have absolutely no clue just how free and lucky they are.

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A very strange concept for us but surprisingly’normal’ in other countries where they value other things more than human life

Other countries like the United States, where Hadi Matar was born and bred?

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"When I heard he survived, I was surprised, I guess," 

A lifetime in prison will wear down his surprise !

He can mix with other right wingers, including the followers of the American ayatollah and swap stories about how they were deceived into squandering away their lives!!!

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I read his book and burnt it. Crap.

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RodneyToday  10:46 am JST

I read his book and burnt it. Crap.

Matar hasn’t written any books yet, he hasn’t read any either .

Though burning books is what illiterates do!

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Really? Lebanon made him mad? Thought it was pretty mild place, half and half churchgoers and mosque goers.

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So, he hasn’t been released after 72 hours and the msm haven’t buried the story.

So much for our resident Nostradami.

and the suspect wasn't a far right wing Trump supporter, the biggest threat to America? So much for the words of wisdom from our resident left wing conspiracy theorists.

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"I don't like the person. I don't think he's a very good person," he said of the author. "I don't like him. I don't like him very much. He's someone who attacked Islam, he attacked their beliefs, the belief systems."

To be fair, if you express a belief in flying horses, talking snakes, parting seas, coming back in the next life as a rainbow trout or something, you’ve got to be prepared for a bit of criticism.

It should come with the territory.

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Of course he is, and he expects to be paid by Iran, too.

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and the suspect wasn't a far right wing Trump supporter, the biggest threat to America? So much for the words of wisdom from our resident left wing conspiracy theorists.

I think you’re confused about something, or a few things.

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Give it another few weeks. Maybe once he gets sentenced or if he gets sentenced it could make headlines again

Hmm? What’s that? Sounds like the noise of goalposts being moved.

Really? Lebanon made him mad? Thought it was pretty mild place, half and half churchgoers and mosque goers.

Right now, Lebanon is a country in crisis. The presence of Christians doesn’t really indicate the place is somehow more stable than elsewhere in the Middle East (contrary what people might imply). Lebanon is also something of a home base for Hezbollah.

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