In other words, don’t fight back against the jihadists, for if you do, they will hit us again. Of course, if we don’t fight back against them, they will hit us again anyway, but at least our politically correct multiculturalist smugness will be intact.
Surrender Alert: “Tears, fears at hearing on Muslims,” by Jordy Yager for The Hill, March 10:
[…] King said he had received full backing from his leaders to address the issue. And the 10-term lawmaker said he never wavered from his plan to hold the hearing, even in the face of a stream of threatening phone calls, some from overseas.
Democrats, however, were appalled at the nature of the hearing and the manner in which it was carried out, with 56 lawmakers writing King on Wednesday asking him to cancel it and broaden the scope to include white supremacist groups and environmental extremists. Shortly after the hearing began, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, the Congressional Black Caucus and the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus all denounced it.
In the days leading up to the hearing, some lawmakers expressed their concern that it could spark a backlash against the U.S. government and military by Muslims.
“I cannot help but wonder how propaganda about this hearing’s focus on the American Muslim community will be used by those who seek to inspire a new generation of suicide bombers,” said Rep. Bennie Thompson (Miss.), the ranking Democrat on the committee, at the hearing….