Thanks to Hot Air
Quite frankly, I’ve suspected Holder for a long time to be a closet Muzz….
Excruciating, not least of all because he ends up basically agreeing with the premise of the question. Yes,Â of course Shahzad “might have been incited” by radical Islam. He’s an Anwar al-Awlaki fan who went to Pakistan forÂ bomb-training, didn’t he? And yet … he can’t quite bring himself to say that. The best he can do is a clumsy, heavily qualified admission that while Awlawki’s version of Islam is wrong, “people who espouse a radical version of Islam have had an ability to have an impact on people like Mr. Shahzad.” So palpably uncomfortable is he that I honestly feel a little sorry for him. Pathetic. SaysÂ Andy McCarthy, “How can you ever hope to stop something when you refuse even to speak its name?”
Incidentally, it’s worth reading the NYT’s recentÂ profile of Awlaki in light of Holder’s answer; note the detail about his 53-disc boxed sets on the life of Mohammed. For a guy who’s evidently so misguided about what the Koran says, he sure has spent a lot of time studying it.
Instant praises follow: Obambi is “our boy”
‘Al-Sharq Al-Awsat’ Deputy Editor Praises: “The Obama Administration… [for Taking] the Initiative to Remove the Term ‘Islamic Terrorism’ From Its Documents and Official Transactions”
“The Obama Administration Took the Initiative to Remove the Term ‘Islamic Terrorism’ From Its Documents and Official Transactions” and “The U.S. Is No Longer Responding To Extremist Voices That Call For Targeting the Countries To Which The Terrorists Belong” MEMRI
Beautiful, ain’t it?