A man who served as translator for Osama Bin Laden, one of the most notorious terrorists in the history of the world and possibly beyond, wrote in a letter that there was indeed one event that he believed to be worse than the attacks of 9/11. That event? The Decision.
With perhaps the best headline of the year – “Former translator for terror leader Osama bin Laden wants LeBron James to apologize to Cleveland” – NewsNet5 reports:
In a declassified letter to the Washington Times, Muhammad Rahim wrote, “Lebron James is a very bad man. He should apologize to the city of Cleveland.”
The Post got the letter from Carlos Warner, a lawyer representing Rahim. According to the paper’s column, Warner said Rahim’s sentiments made about James leaving the Cavs are because of his client’s tribal values, in which loyalty is most important and “betrayals are not tolerated or forgiven.”
A lot has changed since the Decision – including Dwight Howard blowing James away in the total a-hole department – but I’d say we’ve finally reached the apex of absurdity when it comes to just how seriously people took it, no matter how hilarious this story is.
And it gets better. Rahim, who is currently living it up at the posh and swanky Guantanamo Bay resort, also wrote that he was jealous of another “resident” of Gitmo for having a cat. So Rahim wanted a cat, too. Sadly, that cat also turned out to be a terrorist and it was handled accordingly…