by Robert Spencer, Jihad Watch
Brent Bozell articulately skewers the hypocrisy and cowardice of both the Left and the Right in regard to the defense of the freedom of speech. “‘Hate Group’ Blamed for ISIS Attack,” by Brent Bozell, May 6, 2015:
Liberals claim to be the world’s boldest defenders of freedom of expression, which is, of course, nonsense. Here’s another canard: Liberals also claim to be the most offended against anyone “blaming the victim.” What liberals possess is an ideological system which identifies favored groups as victims and supports squelching the free speech of anyone challenging them.
One of those favored groups is Muslims. Over the weekend, the American Freedom Defense Initiative held the Muhammad cartoon contest in Dallas, obviously a provocative event. But it wasn’t meant to result in two Islamic extremists showing up with assault rifles, later shot to death by police after they opened fire. Read the entire story.