Al Qaeda Site Wants Letterman Dead

    In this photo provided by CBS, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ford Motor Company Alan Mulally joins host David Letterman on the set of the “Late Show with David Letterman,”  Wednesday Aug.3, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/CBS, John Paul Filo)

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    After 10 years of terrorist jokes, did David Letterman finally cross the line? On the website Shumukh-al-Islam, regularly visited by Al Qaeda, one disgruntled user issued a rallying cry for Muslims to attack the CBS late-night host. Apparently, Letterman mocked the death of Ilyas Kashmiri, a terrorist leader killed by U.S. forces in Pakistan in June. The angry poster wrote: “Is there not amongst you a Sayyid Nosair al-Masri (may Allah release him) to cut the tongue of this lowly Jew and shut it forever. Just as Sayyid (may Allah release him) did with the Jew Kahane.”

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