Commentary: New Crop of Splinter Groups

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Commentator Andrei Codrescu says the 70s are back. He remembers that decade for its nutty liberation groups. Now al Qaeda is filling the shoes left at the doorstep by the leftist movements that wanted to change the world. He says the difference is the terrorists have better communications now.



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