Ed Driscoll

"Rima, You Will Be Missed"

Andrew Breitbart (co-author of last year’s Hollywood, Interrupted, which we’ve made frequent reference to here) writes:

On Thursday at 2:30pm PST while not particularly paying attention to the AM talk radio feed that is my background noise, the ABC News reader droned on about the hotel terror bombings that hit Amman, Jordan the day before. I am inured to escalating death count suicide bomb followup news reports.

The man — whose voice is a staple in my life and whose name I now can’t remember — revealed that 59 had died and over 100 were injured. My brain unconsciously processed the information: Statistics from half a world away… Thank God I don’t know anyone over there…

Sadly, he did–all too well.

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