Hat tip Frontpage Magazine and Campus Watch
“Nothing bad happened in the West after the publication of the Danish cartoons in 2006. Nobody died.” “There is no more anti-Semitism in the West anymore. The ‘Jewish Question’ has been settled with equality.”
"I ain't got no money, Honey!"
That's the kind of double negative discourse reported on below from Georgetown University, where Professer John Esposito's Islamic center, funded by the same Saudi billionaire who offered $10 million to New York City after 9-11 if only they would acknowledge that it was our fault it happened, held another one of those annoying Islamophobia conferences. Debra Weiss in Frontpage Magazine has the jaw-dropping report.
With all due respect, it seems to me that the jihadists and other Islamists have done a pretty good job of "otherizing" Muslims.
And how about this Ann Norton? I wonder if she is any relation to Ed Norton (the Art Carney version)?
"Hey Ed. How's the missus?"
But just to get serious for a moment, how do these people have the cojones to whine about Islamophobia while Christians in the Middle East are running for their lives and Muslim immigrants in Europe are assaulting Jews on the streets? Meanwhile, Sunnis and Shia are blowing each other up with car bombs, and I don't think that has anything to do with Islamophobia though it sure might contribute to some negative perceptions about Islam.
If these boobs were serious scholars, they would be discussing how the teachings of the Koran and Mohammad have led to the horrific acts we see being carried out daily around the world by Muslim-not all Muslims to be sure- but Muslims nevertheless. And it is not being done in the name of escaping poverty. It is being done in the name of Allah. Yet these dissemblers sit there are moaning about the fact that Muslims and Islam are the object of some "phobia" as if it were all an irrational fear of "the other".
Tell that to the Christians in the Middle East who are fleeing for their lives. Tell that to the Jews in Europe. Tell that to the Baha'i in Iran or the Yazidis in Iraq.
But do you know what is really scary? It is that this is the norm in academia not the aberration.