Monday, February 06, 2006
The enemy of our enemy grows
Isn't it fascinating how the media is describing the riots?
Reuters headline today: New protests erupt in cartoon row
A "row", as in a minor disagreement. Has the media no shame? NO
The latest countries on the hit list:
Ukraine became the latest country where papers published the cartoons, joining Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Hungary, New Zealand, Poland, the United States, Japan, Norway, Malaysia and Australia.....and their excuse for this insanity:
Speaking from Beirut, Omar Bakri Mohammad, leader of the Islamist group al Muhajiroon which is banned in Britain, called for those who blaspheme against the Prophet to be executed.
"In Islam, God said, and the messenger Mohammad said, whoever insults a prophet, he must be punished and executed,"......
At least the world now truly understands where these people are coming from. It's possible, but not likely, the American left anti-Bush/war crowd may have second thoughts about their positions. Now we'll see what's more important to them: trying to placate these murdering thugs, continue to focus on their hatred of Bush/Hitler, or finally accept that America is at war for a reason. No doubt, Cindy Sheehan has the answers.
UPDATE: BBC News
Four people have died as demonstrations against cartoons satirising the Prophet Muhammad intensify.
Three people were killed when police in Afghanistan fired on protesters after a police station came under attack, a government spokesman said.
In Somalia, a 14-year-old boy was shot dead and several others were injured after protesters attacked the police.
....and an update of the hit list:
Demonstrations have also been taking place in India, Thailand, Indonesia, Iran and Gaza.
Somehow the term "demonstration" seems inappropriate. Why not the real description "murdering terrorists"?
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