Unsurprising, much of the media coverage of the London bombing
has been of the PC BS variety, such as the BBC emphasis on the diversity of the missing
, where immigrants are listed first rather than edited into a proper alphabetical order (as the Times
The Christian Science Monitor,
on the other hand, published a piece with the jawdrop quotes the public needs to to read ["A defiant Islam rises among young Britons"
]. In it, London resident "Abdullah" apparently felt confident enough that he didn`t need to disguise his seditious intent:
"We don`t need to fight. We are taking over!" he said. "We are here to bring civilization to the West. England does not belong to the English people, it belongs to God."
An even more alarming article appeared in the London press in April 2004, when there was less immediate pressure to cleave to the "religion of peace" formula ["Terror on the Dole"
"As far as I`m concerned, when they bomb London, the bigger the better," says Abdul Haq, the social worker. [...] "I agree with you, brother," says Abu Yusuf, the earnest-looking financial adviser sitting opposite. "I would like to see the Mujahideen coming into London and killing thousands, whether with nuclear weapons or germ warfare. And if they need a safehouse, they can stay in mine - and if they need some fertiliser [for a bomb], I`ll tell them where to get it."
The men quoted are from the notorious al-Muhajiroun
group, whose supporters
has been open in their admiration
of bin Laden and the 9/11 attackers.
Meanwhile there`s no shortage of coverage about Muslims as the victims
of a backlash. This story
is from California:
Ansari said her organization has received more than 100 hostile e-mails over the last 24 hours.
"There have been no threats of violence, but there is an environment of hostility," said Ansari, who works for the Bay Area chapter of CAIR in Santa Clara. "We`ve gotten three to four calls in the office with people saying `Muslims are terrorists, go back to your country, we don`t need you here.`"
Oh, the humanity! Muslims must suffer the horror of hostile emails and bad vibes, yet only a relative few resort to headchopping against the cruel infidel.