Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Backing Down?

From Whotv, linked from the Corner:

Bush drops reference to 'Islamic fascists'
STATE DEPARTMENT President Bush has avoided repetition of a term that angered Muslims....

I suspected there would be outrage. Islamic fascists can be terribly sensitive.

OK, I know. It's not the fascists who are upset -- it's regular Muslims. In very much the same way that regular Christians were upset when Jim Jones' Peoples Temple was referred to as a "doomsday Christian cult". Oh wait. I guess there was no outrage at calling it a "doomsday Christian cult".

What I meant to say is: Muslims are upset in very much the same way that Christians would have been upset about a "doomsday Christian" reference had there actually been any Christians who were upset by this -- which there weren't.


Anonymous said...

Actually, Bush is deferring to facists. It is the muslims that are giving facists a worse name than the National Socialists ever were able.