DATE: 12/29/2004 04:34:00 PM
Muslims Angry at "24" - The Council on American-Islamic Relations, a Muslim advocacy group, is angry that Muslims are being portrayed as terrorists on "24." They say that showing a family of Muslims plotting terrorist activity "creates an atmosphere in which many Americans look at all Muslims as suspects in the war on terror." Well there's a stretch.
Maybe here's something they'll understand. "24" is a television show. It's based in the reality that in the past decade or so, Muslims have been responsible for most of the terrorist acts in the world. CAIR manufactures outrage over television shows, movies and creates hate crime statistics to hide the fact that Americans, for the most part, have not returned the hatred that Islamic fascists have shown to us. CAIR should spend more time trying to moderate the rhetoric of their own community and less time attacking those who create plausible fiction from current events.