Breaking News: Sunnis-Shiites in Agreement

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A reader alerted Mission Local to this breaking story from The New Yorker. While not Mission-based- although we could probably find a connection –  it’s so rare an event that we’re running with it.

In a development that offers a faint glimmer of hope for Iraq, both Sunnis and Shiites are finding common ground in the view that former Vice-President Dick Cheney seriously needs to shut up.

In the days following the publication, this week, of a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece about Iraq that Cheney wrote with his daughter Liz, hatred of the former Vice-President has, to the surprise of many, become the first thing that Sunnis and Shiites have agreed upon in centuries.

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