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Islam Vindicates Cartoonists, And....

Reader comment on item: Cartoons and Islamic Imperialism

Submitted by orange yonason (United States), Feb 7, 2006 at 16:45


...raises the question that, since some of the cartoons used by Danish Muslims to incite their fellows to violence may have been drawn by Muslims:
(like the Koran Desecration scam, http://www.danielpipes.org/article/2634 ), how should they themselves be dealt with by Islam if these reports are true (or, even if they aren't, since that's never been a priority to them)? Or, perhaps it is ok to desecrate the "prophet," as long as it's for noble propaganda purposes?

In any case, the violence and murders that have already occurred, with more likely to follow, the cartoonists can be seen to be far short of the mark in their depiction of the roots of Muslim Rage.

Personally, I think the West has been overly tolerant for way too long. It's past time, though still not too late, to take some insensitive and very aggressive action both at home and abroad against those who harm us. Unfortunately, after reading some of the accompanying reports on European and American inaction at home, it looks to me like the threshold required to trigger an appropriate response has not yet been reached. We'll know when that threshold is reached, when the debate in govt isn't driven by petty partisan obstructionism, but by real security issues.

links of interest:


CARTOON WARS in depth:

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