ck, that's a problem. I'd imagine that MW's report will use them in the first case.

In any case, hasn't he faded into the woodwork, leaving the other young guy I've never seen to appear on TV shows? For lots of allegations about other Saudi princes, read the latter part of the complaint at this page:

I excerpted some of the complaint here, although I mainly just kept the Iraq parts and stopped when I got to the princes:

Former CIA chief Woolsey recently testified to some of these allegations.

Posted by: Lonewacko at March 31, 2003 05:33 PM

I channelled the racist deep within myself last night. All he wanted to do was watch MC Hammer videos.

Posted by: Andrew at March 31, 2003 09:45 PM

Inbreeding within royal families (not to mention quasi-royal families--Eleanor Roosevelt was FDR's fifth cousin, IIRC) is hardly confined to the Islamic world--it wasn't just bad luck that caused hemophilia to keep popping up in the British royal family, after all. It is, however, a subject that is remarked on when it happens. Anyone seeing racism in the reference is--as, IMO, people who are quickest to cry racism often are--looking to score cheap points.

Posted by: M. Scott Eiland at March 31, 2003 10:24 PM

Secret bonus points for the extremely bored person who Googles out why I enjoy the phrase "cousin-wife"....

Posted by: Matt Welch at March 31, 2003 10:59 PM

Jerry Lee Lewis?
Poe's "Berenice"?
Isaac's Rebekka?
Akhenaton's Nefertiti?
The Caliph's Lady Zubaydah?
Benjamin Bunny?
Hitler's Mom?

If I hafta choose one - I'd say Beatrix Potter

Posted by: Ray Eckhart at April 1, 2003 03:34 AM

Andrei Voznesensky?

Posted by: Ken B. at April 2, 2003 03:16 PM
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