1 readers online now  |  69 million page views

Some Thoughts

Reader comment on item: How Elijah Muhammad Won
in response to reader comment: The racism reversed

Submitted by Anonymous (United States), Jul 8, 2010 at 22:51

George W. Bush was vilified because, when he was governor, he did not classify the murder (by dragging to death) of James Byrd down in Texas as a "hate crime". But, when an appeal for clemency for the murderers reached him, he didn't even pretend to be gone fishing, but forthrightly said no, and sent to vicious thugs to their date with the executioner.

It's interesting that Elijah Muhammad thought that white domination would end in 1914. I wonder if he might have been influenced by the Jehovah's Witnesses as well?

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Some Thoughts by Anonymous

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List
eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2021 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)