so after barcelona attack. we need to discuss that.
( picture )>>>>(Kashmiri demonstrators hold up a flag of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during a demonstration against Israeli military operations in Gaza, in downtown Srinagar on July 18, 2014. (Image source: Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty Images))
One might conclude that given example after example of radical Islam’s heinous acts around the globe even after 9/11, liberals would cease giving them a pass or the benefit of the doubt.
But even after Fort Hood, Boston, Paris, Garland, Chattanooga, San Bernardino and Orlando — to name a few attacks — some liberals clearly don’t feel that way. Indeed, a new CBS poll indicates that 66 percent of Democrats believe Islam is no different from other religions when it comes to encouraging violence.
Who can forget left-wing actor Ben Affleck’s infamous appearance on “Real Time” when he became incensed at host Bill Maher and atheist icon Sam Harris for daring to say Islam’s general reluctance to call out and combat radical elements is a problem? Affleck referred to that conclusion as “racist” and “gross.”
Maher — a rare liberal who’s outspoken in his criticism of Islam — countered that it’s “the only religion that acts like the mafia; that will f***ing kill you if you say the wrong thing, paint the wrong picture or write the wrong book.”
Loud and opinionated comedienne Rosie O’Donnell — who praised Affleck’s words after the “Real Time” dust-up — drew honest-to-goodness applause on “The View” a few years before saying that “radical Christianity is just as threatening as radical Islam.” To her credit, left-wing icon Joy Behar attempted to temper O’Donnell, saying, “Christians are not threatening to kill us.”
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Most Helpful Girl
I'm a liberal myself, and make no excuses for Islam.
I feel that most of the 'leftists' offering apologetics for Islam are just pseudo-leftist SJWs.
I think a big part of the problem is that so many right wingers seem incapable of offering legitimate criticism of Islam without resorting to racism in the process.
I seldom see arguments from right wingers that are well thought out and actually address the faith, without also seeing 'Paki' or 'towelhead' in the same sentence.
The best criticisms of Islam I've seen, come from leftists.
This isn't to say that rightists never offer good criticism or are incapable of it, but many certainly do let their mindless hatred get in the way. And I just can't ally myself with those people.1
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Most Helpful Guy
The liberals who give Islam a pass (including the feminists who ignore honor killings, forced child marriage, and female genital mutilation, etc.) are hypocrites of the highest order. Ben Affleck calling Bill Maher's comments "racist" just shows how ignorant he is. Islam isn't a race. It's an ideology with a thin veneer of religion that aims to control all aspects of society. And Joy Behar was right: The Quakers, Presbyterians, and Episcopalians aren't beheading people and blowing people up.4
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