You guessed it: yet another convert to Islam who misunderstands his new, peaceful religion. Watch for a new crop of “backlash fear” stories!
Watch also for the Organization of the Islamic Conference and all sorts of Muslim leaders to protest against this ongoing “hijacking” of Islam, and to call on Muslims everywhere to speak out against it — oh, wait…I’m sorry to say they won’t do that about this incident. They’re too busy protesting the Qur’an-shooting, Fitna, Motoons, and the rest. Doing violence in the name of Islam just isn’t important enough to warrant a protest.
“Exeter explosion at Giraffe restaurant: man injured is suspected Islamic extremist,” by Duncan Gardham and Richard Savill in the Telegraph, May 22 :
A suspected Islamic extremist has attempted to attack a restaurant in a shopping centre in the middle of Exeter.
The man suffered cuts to his eye and facial burns in the attack when his device went off in the toilets of the restaurant in the brand new, Â£230m Princesshay centre.
Police sources believe the man was arming a bomb when it partially exploded in his face.
He then tried to detonate a second device in the crowded street outside the restaurant.
Bomb disposal teams have recovered canisters of a sodium-based homemade explosive, it is understood, and there were reports that nails may have been part of the devices.
Police sources told The Daily Telegraph the man is a white male, aged 22, from the South West and is thought to be a convert to Islam….