from the onion: 'thanks a lot, asshole'

I got a big kick out of this Onion piece from last week, which probably isn't too far from what a lot of people were thinking when they heard about the Ft. Hood shooting (or when other similar incidents occur):
American Muslims To Fort Hood Shooter: 'Thanks A Lot, Asshole'

FORT HOOD, TX - Following Army psychologist Nidal Malik Hasan's shooting rampage on the Fort Hood military base last week that left 13 people dead and 30 others injured, fellow Muslims across the nation sent him a message today, saying "thanks a fucking bunch, asshole," to the 39-year-old killer. "Hey, great, eight years of progress right down the shitter," St. Cloud, MN resident Zahida Naseem said at one of dozens of impromptu rallies held nationwide. "And you just had to scream 'Allahu Akbar' while you did it, didn't you? May as well have put on a turban and rode a fucking camel right through the army base, you dick. Thanks for making the foreseeable future a living hell for normal, peace-loving Muslims in this country. Really appreciate it!" American Sikhs are also reportedly enraged with Hasan, and an official statement from the National Sikh Heritage Center read, in part, "look, we got nothing to do with that guy."
I'll admit it -- I had a similar gut reaction in regards to Seung-hui Cho and the Virginia Tech massacre. And since then, it's the same impulse that I can't help but jump to whenever I hear about a mass shooting: Please, God. I hope the shooter's not Asian. Sadly, these are the times we live in.

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