British Newspaper Called for Bush Assassination

A week before the US Presidential elections, a The Guardian, a reputable British newspaper, published a story in which the writer opined:

On November 2, the entire civilised world will be praying, praying Bush loses. And Sod's law dictates he'll probably win, thereby disproving the existence of God once and for all. The world will endure four more years of idiocy, arrogance and unwarranted bloodshed, with no benevolent deity to watch over and save us. John Wilkes Booth, Lee Harvey Oswald, John Hinckley Jr – where are you now that we need you?

Let me get this straight – you are seriously asking if someone will assassinate the president? You cannot be serious.

Unfortunately they were. For what it's worth, the newspaper apologized following the public outcry over the article, which has been removed from the Guardian's website.

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