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[–] onewalleee 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago  (edited ago)

He does indeed mention "bombs that exploded almost simultaneously". But if you listen really closely:

I just think it was a plane with more than just fuel. I think obviously they were very big planes and they were moving very rapidly... it just seemed to me that to do that kind of destruction is even more than a big plane, because you're talking about taking out steel

We can interpret that as, "I think in addition to the planes, there were also completely separate bombs in the building, which were detonated within milliseconds of the plane hitting, or by the plane hitting."

But IMO the most natural reading of "planes with more than just fuel" is that the planes themselves had bombs aboard.

Remember, this was on 9/11. We knew next to nothing about the events leading up to the hijacking. It wouldn't be crazy to speculate that the hijackers might have somehow snuck a bomb onto the plane itself.

This kind of nuanced syntax-parsing ought not to instill confidence either way, but I think it would be a mistake to interpret his statement as categorically theorizing that there were bombs planted within the building.