Gates of Vienna has details, along with video (thanks to all who sent this in). The Danes who did this probably realize that they are, uh, playing with fire. If the puppetmasters decide to make an issue of this, there could be worldwide riots.
But ultimately it comes down to the same old questions. Freedom of speech encompasses precisely the freedom to annoy, to ridicule, and to offend. If it doesn’t, it is hollow: inoffensive speech doesn’t need the protection of a constitutional amendment. The instant that any person or ideology is considered off-limits for critical examination and even ridicule, freedom of speech has been replaced by an ideological straitjacket.
Will the West acquiesce in the Islamic world’s efforts to place Islam beyond criticism — and at a moment when jihad terrorists use Islamic texts and teachings to justify violence? Or will we stand up and defend ourselves?