Andrew C. McCarthy is a former assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York who led the 1995 terrorism prosecution against the Blind Sheikh, Omar Abdel Rahman, who masterminded the 1993 World Trade Center jihad bombing. He has reviewed my new book, Confessions of an Islamopbobe, in the latest issue of the New Criterion. I’m grateful for such high praise from someone so accomplished and knowledgeable in this field. Get your copy of Confessions of an Islamophobe here now.
“Accepting Islamophobia,” by Andrew C. McCarthy, New Criterion, December 2017:
Robert Spencer is living proof that there is no such thing as Islamophobia. It is thus a sign of our iconoclastic times that he is regarded as among the “most important propagandizing Islamophobes in the world.” So says the Southern Poverty Law Center, a demagogic “watchdog” group that specializes in mainstreaming the Left’s ostracism of “hate” (i.e., disagreement with the Left).
Spencer is not folding his tents. The intrepid scholar, commentator, and freedom fighter is pushing back. And, Spencer being Spencer, his refutation is learned, clever, and compellingly posited in an engrossing new book—Confessions of an Islamophobe….
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