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← Punjab Governor Salman Taseer assassinated in Islamabad

MarkOnTheRiver's Avatar Jump to comment 15 by MarkOnTheRiver

No doubt we'll now see the usual suspects roll out their usual lame excuses for another landmark in islam's sorry trail of death;

It was a local dispute that got out of hand. (Usually heard in the aftermath of mosque bombings.)

It was a restrained and fully understandable response to British and / or American and / or Zionist aggression. (Delete as applicable. . . or not at all in some cases)

It was the result of issues caused by the legacy of criminal Western imperialism. (Usually heard, when a hero of the religion of peace decides to share his martyrdom, with the local population of a country that might previously have had an infidel or two interfere with the stonings and amputations.)

And the number one favourite. . .

Whatever the real cause, and of course we'll never really know, it was nothing whatever to do with the teachings of the gentle religion of Islam.

Tue, 04 Jan 2011 18:33:15 UTC | #573339