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Wednesday, April 28, 2004
This Friday, the Washington Post is hosting an on-line "Viewpoint" discussion with Saudi "information officer" Adel Al-Jubeir. Readers are invited to submit "questions and comments" on "current issues affecting the relationship between Saudi Arabia and the United States."

The mind boggles.

"Get nuked." "Free your Christian prisoners, then die." "Your PhD-osity, sir, any comments on the T-shirts and bumper stickers that say 'Kick their ass and take their gas', which, I am reliably informed, are flying off the shelves down at the PX?"