Friday, January 9, 2015

COTD: Conned

Endgame | Belmont Club: "You see, in the case of Charlie, talking heads will be busy for weeks debating whether the cartoonists’ provocative actions lead to righteous indignation among Muslims, which erupted furiously. When done, obfuscation will be the order of the day. As for the kosher market killings, well, if Jews were not wantonly killing Palestinians and occupying Palestinian land it would not have happened. Again, relativity will prevail – six of one is a half-dozen of another. There will be no really bad persons and Islam will remain “the religion of peace.”

But, in Nigeria, the helpless victims of Islam had done nothing to provoke violence other than simply being non-Muslim. These villagers were not in the business of printing cartoons unflattering to the prophet and they were not staunch defenders of the hated Zionists. Nope, they just were not Muslim and that was enough to bring down the wrath of god. Muslims behaved as Muslims do when no one is watching. "