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April 19th, 2013
01:36 AM ET

“They messed with the wrong city”

Novelist and Boston native Dennis Lehane reflects on the marathon bombing and aftermath. In a New York Times op-ed he wrote: “Two different friends texted me the identical message yesterday: They messed with the wrong city.”


Filed under: Brooke Baldwin
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    CNN and all NEWS MEDIA: PLEASE – stop referring to [these] terrorist as "MEN!" Instead, refer to them as whom they really are...MURDEROUS COWARDS. They certainly DO NOT deserve to be called men. Pass it on. Thank you.

    April 19, 2013 at 7:45 am |
  2. Jeff Pullman

    Drop the ball?? WOW!! That's puting "MILDLY" Send this young man to Quantnomay and go from there? Just a thought?

    April 21, 2013 at 6:42 pm |
  3. ken

    3 killed in boston by bombs 170k murdered in u.s. since 9/11, 26 killed in newtown, 12 killed in aurora, 5 shot dead in seattle last night, do the math. Why is the news media obsessed with foreign terrorists or enemy combatants.

    April 22, 2013 at 9:01 am |
  4. Kathleen

    Yes, why is the media obsessed with foreign terrorists or enemy combatants? Tired of seeing the same stories on Boston over and over again. When you have new breaking news then report it. Yes, I do feel for the people of Boston but what makes them different than anyone else? Why are we giving the terrorists or combatants so much attention?

    April 22, 2013 at 11:35 am |
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