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Monday, June 27, 2005

How Insensitive!

I was, I have to say, shocked by Douglas Wood’s use of the a—-hole word, if I can put it like that, which I just thought was coarse and very ill-thought through and I think demeans the man and is one of the reasons why people are slightly sceptical of his motives and everything else. The issue really is largely, speaking as I understand it, he was treated well there. He says he was fed every day, and as such to turn around and use that kind of language I think is just insensitive.

Andrew Jaspan, editor of the left-wing daily The Age
on Douglas Wood's description of his jihadist captors

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posted by lostingotham at 2:16 PM