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Wed May 1, 2013, 11:26 PM

Muslim cabdriver alleges assault by passenger who cited Boston Marathon bombing



By Joe Stephens and Justin Jouvenal, Published: April 30

An Army reservist and Iraq veteran who works as a cabdriver says a passenger he picked up early Friday at a Northern Virginia country club accused him of being a terrorist because he is Muslim, then fractured his jaw in an attack being described by Islamic activists as a hate crime.

Mohamed A. Salim says the passenger compared him to the men accused of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombing 11 days earlier and threatened to kill him.

“Because I’m a Muslim, he treated me like a piece of trash,” Salim said. “I love this country. I didn’t deserve this.”

Ed Dahlberg of Clifton, who has been charged with misdemeanor assault, denied hitting Salim in a statement released by his attorney.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/muslim-cabdriver-alleges-assault-by-passenger-who-cited-boston-bombings/2013/04/30/9fa45a7c-b0d2-11e2-bbf2-a6f9e9d79e19_story.html

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Wed May 1, 2013, 11:31 PM

1. Too bad gross stupidity isn't a punishable offense.




I fear there would be more people inside than outside.

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Wed May 1, 2013, 11:31 PM

2. At the risk of stating the obvious...

...that is so wrong.

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