Jihadi Motivations

Jeff Goldstein has been listening in.

First militant: “Oh, don’t get me wrong, brother: I’d happily kill any filthy Jew a goodly tree informed me was cowering behind its majestic trunk. But what I don’t understand is why I’m supposed to be concerned about subprime interest loans — or by the Great Satan’s refusal to sign the Kyoto Protocol.”

Second militant: “Oh.”