FILTHY LURES FROM THE WEST. Daniel Drezner notes that the al Qaeda attacks on the Bali and Kenya resorts (and the 'splodeydopes blowing up a Sbarro, and the food poisoning on cruise ships?) are consistent with an anti-pleasure worldview. He suggests that people show their defiance by taking ostentatious holidays. Once the grades are in ... and I will be armed with blowtorches, soldering irons, and other dangerous weapons if anyone objects.

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