Who named Jihadi John?

Posted by $ Radio_Randy 4 years, 10 months ago to Ask the Gulch
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Is it just me, or did anyone else take note of the fact that they gave Jihadi John a "Christian" name?

I know it was catchy, but I wonder if it wasn't done, deliberately. Why didn't the press name him Jihadi Jamil, or something like that.

Just sayin'

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  • Posted by tkstone 4 years, 10 months ago
    It was my understanding is that because of his British accent and as a nod to one of the "Four Lads; John, Ringo, Paul, and George. Dumb I know, but was what I heard.
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    • Posted by $ 4 years, 10 months ago
      I figured it was just another way at protecting moderate Muslims from some imagined persecution or, better yet, a poor attempt at disguising the Islamic ties to these heinous acts.
      But, then, I do tend to be a bit of a conspiracy theorist, at times .
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