The Harry Potter-Bin Laden-Connection

Internationaler Qualitätsjournalismus FTW: Reuters hat eine haarstreubende Meldung vom Hollywood Reporter aufgegriffen, die man sich auf gar keinen Fall entgehen lassen darf. Wahrscheinlich der größte Bullshit, den ich im Zusammenhang mit bin Laden seit Obamas Bekanntmachung gelesen habe.

While the first volume in J.K. Rowling’s seven-book series was originally published in England in 1997, the first movie, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, was released in November 2001, just months after 9/11.

It set up the ongoing conflict between Harry, the young, orphaned wizard, who gradually discovers his powers, and the malignant force of evil, Lord Voldemort, who is bent on destroying him. First referred to only as “He Who Must Not Be Named,” Voldemort is introduced as something of a formless boogie-man -- not unlike the mysterious Osama

Eerie Links Between 'Harry Potter,' Osama bin Laden; Why Movie May Benefit, Link zur gleichen Story auf Reuters (via BoingBoing)

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