Yes, Mr. Smith! Geert Wilders made up that equation of Islam with violence all by himself! It isn’t as if any Muslim ever quoted the Qur’an to justify violence! Oh, no! That has never happened!
“Australia denounces anti-Islam film,” from The Age (thanks to all who sent this in):
Australia has added its voice to the international chorus of outrage over an anti-Islam film posted on the internet by a right wing Dutch politician.
Foreign Minister Stephen Smith said Geert Wilders’ film Fitna equated Islam with acts of terror and violence and was “highly offensive”.
“It is an obvious attempt to generate discord between faith communities,” Mr Smith said.
“Like leaders in the Muslim world and in Europe, I strongly reject the ideas contained in the film and deplore its release.
“In Australia we believe in the right to freedom of expression but we don’t believe in abusing that right to incite racial hatred.”…
What race is Islam again? I keep forgetting.