Wednesday, February 08, 2006

How to respond to Muslim attacks on our freedom; A great read by Froma Harrop

We Need to Make Life Miserable for the Puppeteers
By Froma Harrop

"The cartoon furor is no longer about Them. It's about Us, and how we're going to respond to Them. By "Us," I mean people who support the Western ideal of free speech, even when it offends.

The conflagration over a cartoon in a Danish newspaper greatly clarifies things, especially for Europe. It used to be commonplace that a flawed American foreign policy was the root of most Muslim unhappiness. Now, the poster children for peace-loving Continentals -- Denmark and Norway -- are having their embassies torched across the Muslim world."

Read the rest here

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