The 'I'll Ride With You' Hashtag Is Self-Righteous and Tone-Deaf
As several Australians were being held against their will by an Islamist fanatic in a Sydney chocolate shop not knowing whether they'd survive the ordeal, scores of sanctimonious Twitter users took to the platform to identify the real problem: hypothetical backlash against the ...read more
Salon Writer Can't Tell the Difference Between the Quran and 'Breaking Bad'
There's a very special column on Salon right now by Heather Digby Parton that tries to massage all the sore spots that whitewashers of the Quran's more ignoble passages have endured over the past several weeks. It's the type of specious apologia to which we've become accustomed, ...read more
Salon Must Be Joking: Says ISIS Isn't Really Motivated By Islam, Among Other Stupid Things
The ability of some liberal multiculturalists to ignore the role Islamic fundamentalism plays in a great deal of the world's terror and oppression never ceases to amaze. One of the internet's foremost outlets for the propagation of this ignorance is Salon, which for years has ...read more