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Jeffrey Goldberg confesses: The real “terror threat” is from neocons like him

My 2009 book Questioning the War on Terror began by pointing out that terrorism is less of a threat to Americans than bathtub drownings and lightning strikes. Since then, the “terror-bathtub” meme has gone viral. I push it every chance I get, and I’m hearing more and more echoes. Someone at Mossad’s psychological warfare division has apparently decided that the “terrorism is less dangerous than bathtubs” thing has become an actionable threat. So they assigned Jeffrey Goldberg, former guard at an Israeli political prison, to bash me with a bathtub. Goldberg’s new article Terrorism vs. bathtubs: the false analogy on…