The euphoria over the demise of has-been Laden is remarkable. Unfortunately, it is not based on reality.
Emotional exhuberance on steroids:
- New York City Goes Wild at News of OBL Death
- Crowd Gathers at White House to Cheer News of bin Laden’s Death â€” Sings ‘God Bless America’
- NBC News: Bin Laden Death a ‘Significant Blow’ to Al Qaeda
- Pakistani Television Airs Video of Fire at OBL Compound
Back to reality:
Couldn’t agree more. Â First of all its not credible, second why contaminate the ocean with Â filthy Mohammedan cadavers?
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, a conservative organization with links around the Islamic world…. (AP Â makes sure you know that ‘conservatives’ are the enemy….)
The best idea I heard all day. The quixotic Wilsonian democracy projects and hearts-and-minds initiatives were doomed from the start. But if Western analysts think that once we do withdraw, that the jihad against the U.S. will end, they’re in for a rude awakening. “Brotherhood: U.S. troops should now quit Iraq, Afghan,” fromÂ Reuters, May 2: Â (via JW)
Hamas-linked CAIR has disingenuously hailed the killing of Osama bin Laden, but note the Islamic terms in which Son Hadi and Abu Bakar Bashir speak about the killing. These people and others like them are appealing to Muslims and claiming Islamic authenticity. If Hamas-linked CAIR really opposes them, then it should explain how they’re getting Islam all wrong.
“Indonesian Radical Group Hails Bin Laden ‘Martyr,'” from theÂ Jakarta Globe, May 2:
Ismail Haniyeh, head of the Hamas administration in the Gaza Strip, told reporters.
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