Monday, July 05, 2010

Oh Fadlallah, You're Such a Kiddder

Grand Ayatollah Fadlallah, a source of inspiration to "a generation of militants," and the survivor of multiple assassination attempts, died in a Beirut hospital Sunday. "A merciful father and a wise guide," a leader of Hezbollah called him. Per the New York Times, when he was admitted to the hospital on Friday, a nurse asked him what he needed. He is said to have replied:

For the Zionist entity to cease to exist.

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