Muslims can kill thousands of people without them having to close embassies around the world or be unable to go out and buy Halal meat. But when a French satirical magazine runs a few cartoons of Mohammed, then French schools and embassies around the world have to be closed. Is Cartoonophobia or Islamophobia a greater problem?
Police in Staten Island are going whole hog hunting for the man who dropped some bacon on a football field that Muslims used for a Ramadan event. If the Baconer is caught, he will be prosecuted for committing a hate crime. Is bacon a hate crime? Well Muslims hate it and their Porkophobia seems good enough for the authorities.
Jonathan Swift’s modest proposal was to feed Irish children to the English. Nathan Lean’s modest proposal is to save Muslims from the scourge of Islamophobia by banning criticism of Islam. The difference is that Jonathan Swift was joking, but Nathan Lean is completely serious. “The discourse of hate must be stopped,” Lean warns in a [...]