The Muslim victimhood stories are coming thick and fast in the run-up to 9/11. Somehow AP has not found the time to do a single story about the ongoing threat of jihad attack in the United States. And the stealth jihad? Forget it!
They are not the ones living under death threat, we are. They are not the ones targeted, we are. They are not getting death threats. We are. They don’t have to live with 24/7/365 heavy duty security, Geert Wilders does. Wafa Sultan, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Robert Spencer, Ibn Warraq, Salman Rushdie, the producers from Comedy Central, and accidental counter jihad tourists like Molly Norris live under death threat. As do I.
Good, decent souls speaking out against a radical ideology, gender apartheid and supremacism are demonized and marginalized.
But the media blacks that out. They never report on that. Their narrative of Muslims “living in fear,” and worse still, living in fear on 911, is the ultimate insult. Real fear is living as a non-Muslim in Muslim countries under the sharia. Real fear is living as a Coptic Christian in Egypt, real fear is living as a Christian in Indonesia, real fear is a girl going to school in Afghanistan, real fear is being an Israeli awaiting the Islamic nuke, real fear is being a Jew in Europe, or a pro-Israel Jew on many US college campuses and on and on and on.
But all that is not on AP’s radar screen. There is more here — read it all.
“For US Muslims, a 9/11 anniversary like no other,” by Rachel Zoll for AP, September 4 (thanks to all who sent this in):
NEW YORK – American Muslims are boosting security at mosques, seeking help from leaders of other faiths and airing ads underscoring their loyalty to the United States — all ahead of a 9/11 anniversary they fear could bring more trouble for their communities.
Their goal is not only to protect Muslims, but also to prevent them from retaliating if provoked. One Sept. 11 protest in New York against the proposed mosque near ground zero is expected to feature Geert Wilders, the aggressively anti-Islam Dutch lawmaker. The same day in Gainesville, Fla., the Dove World Outreach Center plans to burn copies of the Quran.
“We can expect crazy people out there will do things, but we don’t want to create a hysteria,” among Muslims, said Victor Begg of the Council of Islamic Organizations of Michigan. “Americans, in general, they support pluralism. It’s just that there’s a lot of misinformation out there that has created confusion.”
On Tuesday, the Islamic Society of North America will hold a summit of Christian, Muslim and Jewish leaders in Washington “to address the growing tide of fear and intolerance” in the furor over the planned New York mosque.…
Great. I trust they will address and denounce the death threats I and others have received for opposing the mosque. Ms. Mattson? Mr. Hooper? Anyone? Anyone?