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The summit was a sad joke

Reader comment on item: Recruiting Soldiers Against Radical Islam
in response to reader comment: CAIR shows it's true colors by denouncing Moderate Muslim's Summit

Submitted by Noah Wilk (United States), Apr 12, 2007 at 15:35

Ali, that summit was a sad joke.

There are over 2 million Muslims in America and at least 40,000 Florida and its two bordering states, and yet only 400 people showed up, many of whom were not Muslim. Even if all 400 were Muslim, that only accounts for 1% of Muslims in the area. The other 99% could not be bothered to attend. It accounts for just 0.02% of all Muslims in America (based on the calculation of 2 million in the country), while the other 99.98% stayed home. It accounts for just 0.000025% of all Muslims worldwide, while the other 99.99975% didn't care enough to attend.

Consider that Muslims generally account for far less than half of the attendees at these sorts of functions (often less than 10%), and you can see those fractions getting even more pathetically tiny.

Once again, it is a meaningless aberration that will have absolutely no effect on the threat of Islam. It was a microscopic, insignificant, impotent display of powerlessness. The true Muslims laughed at it. Do you believe this summit will have any effect whatsoever on Iran's nuclear ambitions and desire to destroy Israel? Do you believe this summit will in any way staunch the flow of terrorist propaganda and support coming from Saudi Arabia? Do you think Hamas, Hezbollah, Islamic Jihad, etc will see even one combatant lay down his bombs due to this summit? Do you believe that CAIR will lose even $1 in donations due to this summit?

No. None of this will happen. That is why the summit was worthless. Only deportation, isolation, and deterrence can resolve the Islamic Problem.


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