The Infamous “Killed By A Terrorist” Line


It’s probably right anyway. Definitely more so than the “original” one, debunked here.


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  1. 1

    Polly Styrene said,

    Aarrghhhh. Although I wasn’t over 40 in 1986, the 90% chance of getting married statistic is probably even more frightening than the (non existent) 10% chance of being killed by a terrorist. Not in this neck of the woods though.

    Well at least they apologised, which I suspect is more than the Grauniad will do.

  2. 2

    marytracy9 said,

    Isn’t it nice of them? First they traumatize a generation of women by peddling the lie that it’s their fault if they never find a man because they dared demand they were treated as human beings and then, 20 years later, they apologize.


    How many people do you reckon have made careers out of this gibberish?

  3. 3

    Polly Styrene said,

    Millions. S’riously. The Male are at it AGAIN today.

  4. 4

    atheistwoman said,

    Just perfect MT9.

  5. 5

    marytracy9 said,

    Thanks, atheistwoman!

  6. 6

    Gayle said,

    It seems nearly impossible to get a conviction here in the States, too. In fact, most cases never even make it to court.

    Are there any countries with a high conviction rate?

  7. 7

    marytracy9 said,

    I honestly don’t know. Maybe the escandinavian countries?

  8. 8

    bonobobabe said,

    I think theocracies like Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have high conviction rates. Rape is punishable by death. Oh, wait. That’s death of the VICTIM, who is blamed for shaming the freakin’ family.

  9. 9

    atheistwoman said,

    Oh yes, the Saudis, such an example they are for us all…to run away from screaming.

  10. 10

    Polly Styrene said,

    And yet strangely we’ve neved declared war on them. Funny that.

  11. 11

    marytracy9 said,

    Polly, honestly, are you trying to suggest that we don’t declare war on the Middle East to save the women and children from nasty men/dictators and to bring peace and democracy and human rights and stuff?

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