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letters | Who is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?

If we are all Bostonians, what does that make the Tsarnaev brothers?

Please explain to me how everyone can talk about the admirable nature of the Bostonian without mentioning that the Tsarnaev brothers were also, for all intents and purposes, Bostonians. Please explain how the younger of the two suspects, Dzhokhar, could go back to his dorm and watch the aftermath of the cruel bomb attack on TV with his friends, any of whom could have been at the Boston Marathon and been killed? Is this the behavior of a sociopath, or someone so brainwashed that he regards his fellow Bostonians as subhumans to be wiped off the earth?

And please explain why this won’t happen again.

Judith Wurtman


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