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A "Moderate" Deception

Reader comment on item: CAIR's Hate Crimes Nonsense

Submitted by Janet Ann Suzuki (Canada), May 25, 2005 at 13:12

Dear Mr. Pipes

I am suspicious of any Islamic organization/individual that claims to be "moderate" and appears to OPENLY oppose the ideology of the extremists. Islam does not tolerate open opposition; especially among its own. Genuine "moderates" are intimidated from speaking out; the cost is too high a price to pay. It is my belief that the continued existence of these organizations/individuals is part of an Islamist agenda to deceive the free world into concluding that assimilation is being achieved. Mr. Pipes, a response concerning my reasoning would be appreciated.

Janet Ann

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Daniel Pipes replies:

Yes, I basically agree with your analysis.


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