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Really, REALLY Rosie

Her conquest of Donald Trump complete, Rosie O'Donnell is on to bigger and better things. Now she's Rosieo_donnell turned to debunking the silly myth that Osama bin Laden was behind the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center, and also accused Great Britain of provoking the capture of its military personnel by Iran in order to provide a phony pretext for war.

O'Donnell's comments, which set off a torrent of pro-and-con comments on the Internet, were made Thursday on The View, the ABC talk show she co-hosts. First she dismissed British claims that its 15 sailors and marines were captured outside Iranian territorial waters, then added that the whole thing was an excuse to declare war. "Gulf of Tonkin. Google it,'' she snapped, referring to the 1964 naval
skirmish that led to the escalation of the Vietnam War, an event some critics said was exaggerated or falsified by President Lyndon Johnson.

Then O'Donnell turned her attention to Sept. 11. She said one of the World Trade Center buildings was "imploded'' by explosives planted inside. "It is impossible for a building to fall the way it fell without
explosives being involved,'' she added.

"Who do you think is responsible for that?'' asked her nonplussed co-host Elizabeth Hasselbeck. ""I have no idea,'' replied O'Donnell. But in her blog, she suggests the building was blown up to destroy evidence of the corporate financial scandals at Enron and WorldComm.

Here's a video clip that includes most of her comments. If you're old school and prefer the written word, here's a partial transcript.


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