November 6, 2009
VICTOR DAVIS HANSON on the Fort Hood Massacre. “While there is sometimes talk of backlash and anti-Muslim hysteria since 9/11, I don’t think the number of Muslims attacked or killed is comparable to the number of non-Muslims killed by Muslims who evoked Islam in some way as a catalyst for their angers. Nor do we see comparable serial Christian, Hindu, or Jewish-inspired attacks either against mosques and Muslims or the policies of the United States government, either by single actors or more active and organized plotters.” Well, we’ve seen a few, haven’t we?
Plus, from Phyllis Chesler: The Jihadist Is Always The Victim.
UPDATE: Reader Ted Mallick writes: “Did you notice that the Fort Hood massacre occurred in a ‘gun free zone?’ Seems to be a pattern here…”