Five Questions for the Mainstream Media on Islam and Jihad
I'm currently wrapping up a report that will air on tomorrow's "700 Club" program about the recent string of successful pressure campaigns orchestrated by the notorious Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) in silencing critics of the Muslim Brotherhood.
You won't want to miss this one, featuring Gen. Jerry Boykin, former Islamic terrorist Kamal Saleem, and others. I'll be posting the video here on the blog tomorrow.
In the meantime, however, working on this story and observing the furor over the accidental Afghan Koran burning--and the mainstream media's choice to scold the American military while soft-pedaling--even excusing--the deadly Islamic riots that followed--has raised a few questions in my mind that I'd like to pose to our leftist, "tolerant" and ever-faithful multi-culti chums at The New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, NPR, NBC, etc. Here goes (in no particular order):
1) Why do you regularly seek out CAIR officials for quotes and soundbites in news reports as if they represent a legitimate, mainstream and moderate Muslim organization without mentioning the following facts? A) In 2007, CAIR was named as an unindicted co-conspirator in the largest terrorism financing trial in American history. B) In 2009, a federal judge ruled that "ample evidence" existed linking CAIR to the terrorist group Hamas. (...)