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Vivian Gornick
Essayist, writer for the Village Voice, her work has appeared in the Nation, the New York Times Book Review and Magazine, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the New Yorker, and the Threepenny Review. She wrote eight books.

Reparations for the terrorists.

“They [the terrorists] have struck us, and in their strike announced: We’d rather die — and take you with us — than go on living in the world you have forced us to occupy. Force will get us nowhere. It is reparations that are owing, not retribution.”

Source: Useful Idiots -- How Liberals Got It Wrong in the Cold War and Still Blame America First, by Mona Charen, paper-back edition, 2004, page 247.
Hardcopy: Copy of page 247 from Charen's book.
Contributor: AIM.

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