If those 20-something Saudi Arabian men who rode a Wharton High school bus had no malice or deception in mind, why did they initially claim to be Moroccan? Was this, as Ahmed Bedier, the director of the Central Florida Council on American-Islamic Relations, claims, purely a function of a language barrier?
Apparently so. And context, of course, is critical. Now it can be revealed.
The Wharton Wahabis explanation: “We thought they asked us where we wish we were from at that very moment. It was either Morocco or Ireland.”