The New York Times 'News Analysis:' Review of Tsarnaev's Tweets Reveals a 'Holden Caufield-Like Adolescent Alienation'
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Given the layers of irony, sarcasm and joking often employed on Twitter, it can be difficult to parse the messages of a stranger. Yet some of them can seem menacing or portentous, given what we now suspect: “a decade in america already, I want out,” “Never underestimate the rebel with a cause” or “No one is really violent until they’re with the homies.” But others suggest a more Holden Caulfield-like adolescent alienation: “some people are just misunderstood by the world thus the increase of suicide rates.”
Incidentally, this is the writer they usually trot out when they need to have a conservative's book reviewed for their book review. Oddly enough, she doesn't drip with such conspicuous sympathy for law-abiding people who haven't murdered anyone.
Via the Mighty Slublog.