Ed Driscoll

Burnt Danish Versus NBC's "Cruci-fixin's" Without Reprisal

Last night, I wrote:

Remember all the riots, looting and torching when Dogma and The Last Temptation of Christ played at your local multiplex?

Me neither.

Today, like its counterpart in Syria, the Danish consulate in Beirut was burned. Or as Michelle Malkin puts it, “Another Day, Another Embassy Torched“. Meanwhile, Mark Steyn writes:

NBC is celebrating Easter this year with a special edition of the gay sitcom “Will & Grace,” in which a Christian conservative cooking-show host, played by the popular singing slattern Britney Spears, offers seasonal recipes — “Cruci-fixin’s.” On the other hand, the same network, in its coverage of the global riots over the Danish cartoons, has declined to show any of the offending artwork out of “respect” for the Muslim faith.

Which means out of respect for their ability to locate the executive vice president’s home in the suburbs and firebomb his garage.

And Charles Johnson notes similar hypocrisy at CNN:

CNN has been accompanying every story about the cartoon jihad with the boilerplate message:

CNN has chosen to not show the cartoons out of respect for Islam.

But they apparently have no such