31 July 2008

Imagine if you will

Imagine that a Muslim had launched a gun attack on an American church because of it's religious beliefs. The rabidly right wing American press, bravely led by Rupert Murdoch's Faux News would be screaming about the terror attack on American soil. Curiously however when a white Christian gunman attacks an American church because of its religious views the word "terror" barely gets a mention. I am sure that this does not represent, in any way, a double standard.

Oh, and if they had found even one page of writing by anyone to the left of centre the pundits would be decrying the "politics of hate" and demanding their imprisonment. However when it turns out the suspect is a fan of extreme right wing TV "journalists" again hardly a mention.

I am certain that there is a logical explanation!

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