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Rudolph Supporters Akin to Al Qaeda Backers


The New York Times, Metuchen, N.J., Jun. 3, 2003

"Re Sympathy for Bombing Suspect May Cloud Search for Evidence (front page, Jun. 2): I have a hard time comprehending how Eric R. Rudolph, a man suspected of random and gruesome attacks, can garner the support of any of my fellow countrymen. Now more than ever, you would think that all Americans would reproach all those suspected of terrorist atrocities. I challenge Mr. Rudolph's supporters to explain the difference between supporting him and supporting the terrorists of Al Qaeda. To me, there is none."