"The Muslim men and women (and yes, there are plenty of women) who
support—whether actively or passively—the idea that blasphemers deserve
to suffer punishment are not a fringe group. On the contrary, they
represent the mainstream of contemporary Islam."
"Of course, there are
many Muslims and ex-Muslims, in Libya, Egypt, and elsewhere, who
unambiguously condemn not only the murders and riots, as well as the
idea that dissenters from this mainstream should be punished. But they
are marginalized and all too often indirectly held responsible for the
very provocation. In the age of globalization and mass immigration, such
intolerance has crossed borders and become the defining characteristic
So, in other words-it's not about a stupid movie.
And anyway, where is the outrage about Muslim-made movies?
I'm still outraged about a film they did a few years back.
The movie that started with the following script.
Oh wait-it wasn't a script, and it wasn't a movie-it was a jihadi execution snuff film.
"My name is Daniel Pearl."
"“My father is Jewish, my
mother is Jewish, I am Jewish.”
Never forget-never forgive.