Here, you are urged and encouraged to run your mouths about something important.

Saturday, September 4, 2010


The tale of two diametrically opposing views in the form of New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, who is running for Governor and Dutch politician Geert Wilders. Cuomo supports construction of the mosque and says he has no plans to investigate the Cordoba initiative's mosque or its funding. This necessarily means that he's averse to confronting the controversy. In the opposite corner is Wilders, who has been an outspoken critic of Islam and actually heads the Freedom Party (PVV); its platform consists of a very large anti-Islamic plank.

Now how about that term, "Islamophobia"? First off, the word "phobia" is defined as follows:
a persistent, irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that leads to a compelling desire to avoid it.
Opposition against construction of the mosque is running at about 70% in the state of New York. Consequently, those people are being painted as Islamophobic.

NY1 quoted Cuomo:
"I hope nobody is suggesting this is a religion that some people don't like and therefore we should start a government investigation. That would be a terrible and dangerous precedent,"
It would appear that Cuomo has a bit of a fear of what such an investigation might lead to.

Contrast that with the Australian Imam, Sheikh Feiz Muhammad, who is calling for the beheading of Geert Wilders.

Having an irrational fear of something necessarily means you don't want to confront it. It would seem that it is Wilders who is doing the confronting and Cuomo who is doing the avoiding. It is Cuomo who is the Islamophobic one.

Once again, the left is taking terms that apply to itself and placing them on their opponents.

Here is the video of Muhammad talking about Wilders:

After watching that, you are urged and encouraged to watch this video (in Dutch with English subtitles) of Wilders' opening statement in court after being sued for inciting hatred of Islam. Meanwhile, Feiz Muhammad is calling for the assassination of a political leader without apparent consequence.

h/t to Jawa

No comments:

Accuracy in Media
American Spectator
American Thinker
Big Government
Big Journalism
Doug Ross
Flopping Aces
Fox Nation
Fox News
Free Republic
The Hill
Hope for America
Hot Air
Hot Air Pundit
Jawa Report
Jihad Watch
Michelle Malkin
Naked Emperor News
National Review
New Zeal Blog
News Real
Pajamas Media
Red State
Right Wing News
Say Anything
Stop Islamization of America
Verum Serum
Wall Street Journal
Washington Times
Watts Up With That
Web Today
Weekly Standard
World Net Daily

Blog Archive