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Do as we say, not do as we do

Reader comment on item: Maher Hawash: The Terrorist Next Door

Submitted by Peter Lawson (Australia), Aug 12, 2003 at 22:56


The shrill, unrelenting cries of innonence from leftist supporters continues to amaze me and, I am sure, most other fair minded people. Wait until the evidence is in or an admission of guilt before final judgement is made is a commonsense approach. I am Australian and in my country, the left side of politics have dropped their sickle and taken up the crescent moon as a rallying banner. Mainstream left supporters of the Muslim cause are continually bleating about the wrongful incaration of Taliban supporters, the injustices of foreigh troops in Iraq and an overall prejudice by the West against anything Islam. The hypocrisy of groups like Jemaah Islamiah, whom have taken responsibility for the recent bomb blast in Jakarta that killed 11 people, is astounding. They say that they were targeting Westerners, but only succeeded in killing locals, all Muslims, but still regard the bombing as a success. The supporters of radical Islam in Australia have not denounced this latest bombing, but have remained quite and unsupporting of world wide disgust at this latest bombing. Do as we say, not as we do seems to be the order of the day from supporters of radical groups.

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