. . . Whoever wields the shovel, bullshit is bullshit. It is bullshit to claims that Islamist acts of terror have nothing to do with Islam, or that ISIS are freedom-fighting anti-imperialists in sheik’s clothing. However tenuous their grasp on scripture, these are swivel-eyed religious fanatics on a killing spree of shocking proportions. Common antipathy towards U.S. (oh, and Israel) is a very bad reason not to stop them. – Phil Quin
This enemy of the USA is no friend of anyone’s except those who share its evil intent.
Anyone using anti-Americanism to justify not doing everything possible to counter that evil is letting political prejudice blind them to reality.
Hat tip: Karl du Fresne
Apropos of mindless anti-Americanism and confused thinking:
To which someone responded:
Labour doesn’t want to send troops to Iraq but it wants to send TVNZ reporters?!