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Why the Tsarnaev-Oswald analogy falls apart

More than few people, such as this Andrew Sullivan reader, are citing the parallels between Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev and Lee Harvey Oswald. Both men took trips to Russia, returned to America, believed in an anti-American creed, (allegedly) committed a violent deed, and met a violent death. It is a tidy analogy that yields the comforting conclusion that both men are “just sad, all-too-familiar human tragedies.” …

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