I'm sure Jacoby would do whatever they said and I mean anything if they held a gun to his head. These cowards know no bounds, Fox News reporter Steve
September 5, 2006

I'm sure Jacoby would do whatever they said and I mean anything if they held a gun to his head. These cowards know no bounds,

Fox News reporter Steve Centanni and photographer Olaf Wiig announced their acceptance of Islam on a videotape released by their kidnappers -- ``because they had the guns," Centanni later said, ``and we didn't know what the hell was going on." Whether their acquiescence was an act of cowardice or of prudence, reasonable people can debate. Clearly it wasn't their only choice. If I were ever told, with a gun to my head, to recite the Shahada or die, I hope I would have the courage to take the bullet...

The Italian that died is an incredible story, but surely any sane person would realize it was a propaganda film and understand the duress these reporters felt. He's so brave with a keyboard in his hand. Let's get this straight. All reporters should have a James Bond type cyanide pill implanted in their teeth so they can kill themselves from now on. Has Jacoby got one? Here's his email jacoby@globe.com. He's so proud of the article, but be nice... Mark Steyn is no better.

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