Again Reuters (pa-tui!):
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Muslim groups criticized President George W. Bush on Thursday for calling a foiled plot to blow up airplanes part of a "war with Islamic fascists," saying the term could inflame anti-Muslim tensions.Here's the advice: When the preacher starts the sermon about adulterers in the congregation, you don't stand up and say, "Stop calling us adulterers." He wasn't calling you an adulterer until you stood up and identified yourself.
U.S. officials have said the plot, thwarted by Britain, to blow up several aircraft over the Atlantic bore many of the hallmarks of al Qaeda.
"We believe this is an ill-advised term and we believe that it is counter-productive....... blah .. blah