Textbooks covered in blood, Photo by Wathiq Khuzaie/Getty
#1) The photograph above was taken following the brutal murder of dozens of college students and professors. Where did this horrific event take place?
A) Blacksburg, Virginia
B) Baghdad, Iraq
#2) For whom did George Bush recently order flags to be flown at half-staff?
A) The 33 victims of Seung Hui Cho
B) The 3312 U.S. troops that have died in the Iraq war and the 337 in Afghanistan.
#1) B. In January, Baghdad’s Mustansiriya University sufferred a double suicide bombing that killed at least 70 people, including students, faculty, and staff. A month later, another suicide bomber struck at Mustansiriya, killing 40.
#2) A. Today an Army sergeant complained about the U.S. flag being flown at half-staff at the largest U.S. base in Afghanistan for those killed at Virginia Tech. The same honor has not been given to fallen U.S. troops in Afghanistan and Iraq.