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Using Holocaust as means of retaliation?

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Submitted by Sword of Islam (United Kingdom), Feb 8, 2006 at 02:24

Firstly, questioning and mocking the Holocaust are hardly new Muslim practices. Any parties interested in investigating this assertion will find a wealth of this despicable material via any respectable search engine.

Iran is reportedly running a competition to promote a retaliatory series of cartoons mocking (I won't say satirize as I don't think that the incredibly literal minded fanatics understand the concept) the Holocaust. I am curious as to what kind of Western response they hope to elicit. Do they expect us to riot and burn down their embassies? Seriously? Or do they expect us to say. 'Damn! You were right - we're REALLY SORRY". Why am I reminded of a baby throwing its dummy (pacifier) out of it's pram?!

Why have they chosen to attack the Jewish peoples in this way? Unless I am greatly mistaken, these cartoons originated in Christian countries. Presumably their paranoia has predictably fused with their hatred of Israel and the resultant conclusion that they have leapt to is that this is actually an attack by a Zionist Western media. If this is the case, why was this 'Zionist' media so unreservedly against the War Against Terrorism? Please explain.

If this is the case, are they under the impression that there is Zionist media control in Europe and a complete absence of this Zionism is in the United States? I had previously operated under the assumption that the Muslim cartoons portraying the US as being a pawn of Zionism as being representative of their belief in this regard. Did these global conspirators emigrate to Europe? This is the only conclusion that I can arrive at. Given that the U.S has not been involved in this fiasco in anything other than a mildly disapproving statement or two I must confess that even I am baffled by this leap of logic. Given that the staff of various newspapers have resigned owing to the poltical 'handcuffs' that they have been forced to wear in their coverage of this affair.

Surely the appropriate response is to mock something a) Christian and b) European. Well, b) was obviously European but I think you know what I mean. Unless of course the Muslims wish to insult the physically disabled and the gypsies that the Nazi's murdered? O.K, now it's making sense. Hang on, when did the gypsies get involved? Do they own the newspapers? Could it be that the Iranians believe that this is part of a Gypsy conspiracy. Wow, that is breaking news! Unless, of course they simply don't like disabled people? Haven't seen any on the television....hmm. But hang on, they're beginning to sound like Nazi's now! Well there are a lot of former war criminals in Muslim states but this isn't going anywhere!!! Somebody please explain this to me. I'm just going around in circles!!

Obviously, we can all agree that Mohammad was probably as great a tragedy for the Arabs as the Holocaust was for the Jews but I find it amazing that these people can on the one hand accept that Mohammad was a catastrophe for them and on the other hand regard him as the figurehead of their religion. So confusing.

Can somebody explain?


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