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September 17, 2013 12:00 AM

YARBROUGH: Why ‘We the unwashed’ won’t help either side in Syria

Dear Syrian Rebels: I thought I’d take a minute to correspond with you as you resume your efforts to overthrow Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad. You are no doubt disappointed that the United States government chose not to come to your aid as they promised. There is a good reason and that is my purpose in writing you. Although I am not an official of the United States government, I am part of a group known as “We the Unwashed.” Put the blame squarely on us.

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