Update from Scaramouche:
An Atlantic scribbler ignores the cognitive dissonance blaring in his brain and finds a way toÂ blameÂ deep-seated Arab chick-hate on–wait for it--the West.
Hey, wasn’t thatÂ a Jackson 5 number?
Don’t blame it on the Koran,
Don’t blame it on the Islam,
Blame it on the kafir…
The Real Roots of Sexism in the Middle East Â Â (It’s Not Islam, Race, or ‘Hate’ — its clueless A-soles like Max Fisher!)
Mona EltahawyÂ has published an impassioned and audacious piece about violence against women in the Arab world,Â Why Do They Hate Us?, and already theÂ twitteratiÂ and post-colonialist/post-modernist/post-feminist cohort are after her.Â
Westernized Muslima Eltahawy says “they hate us and we need to admit that!” – after she got a good trashing and a fair bit of abuse during ‘the Arab spring’. Now she is guilty ofÂ Â ‘orientalizing’ Arab society with a Western discourse based on civil-rights, equality and individual freedoms.
‘I read just Eltahawy’s opening lines, Â broad brushstrokes and sweeping generalizations’- Â finds ‘almost every paragraph of Eltahawy’s essay ‘similarly troubling,’ Â accuses Eltahawy of blaming Islam (a thoughtcrime, Â even in the west!) and typically Â tells Mona to go and bark up another tree.
Ground Zero mosque slumlord Â & Â Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, Â (who also dabbles as a Jew)Â Â feels compelled to Â ‘clear up misunderstandings’ and literally lies himself into a hole: Â “Â the Prophet Mohammed was a revolutionary feminist”, (good one, that, Aisha can confirm it!)
Back in Egypt Â the Koranimals are unbothered:
Here is yet more delightful evidence that Sharia is benign and completely compatible with U.S. Constitutional values, as we are constantly told. “Egypt’s women urge MPs not to pass early marriage, sex-after-death laws: report,” by Abeer Tayel forÂ Al Arabiya, April 25