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Worst goddamned quote of the week

I’ve been quiet about the recent gun massacres because I have nothing to add but despair. But this sentence just about knocked me out of my chair.

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I’ve been quiet about the recent gun massacres because I have nothing to add but despair. But this sentence just about knocked me out of my chair:

Astonishingly, over the past decade or so more than 2,000 people known or suspected to be terrorists have bought guns and assault rifles.”

Jesus wept. 

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Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1
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