Smear Media in Action: Eigil Söderin
FrontPage Magazine 2 August 2012
By Robert Spencer
I’ve written many times about how mainstream media reporters no longer try to maintain even the appearance of fairness, but approach those trying to resist the jihad and Islamic supremacism in the name of freedom and human rights as if the reporters’ job was to put us on trial and convict us before the world. Meanwhile, when they deal with Islamic supremacists such as the Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf or Reza Aslan, they fawn all over them. A particularly egregious example of this is over at Atlas Shrugs today, where the Swedish "journalist,” Eigil Söderin, editor of ETC, www.etc.se, sent Pamela Geller a series of questions related to our Freedom March and the "First Worldwide Counter-Jihad Action in Stockholm on August 4.
Geller wrote: "I am running the interview unedited because it vividly illustrates the difference between my real aims and the box the mainstream media wants to put me in.” Indeed it does:
Eigil Söderin: What are you hoping will be the outcome of the gathering i [sic] Stockholm?
Pamela Geller: An international freedom alliance.
Eigil Söderin: Why are this meeting being held in Stockholm?
Pamela Geller: For the ease of the European groups attending, and to commemorate the jihad attack that was thwarted there a year ago.
Eigil Söderin: In your view, what sort of organisations poses the greatest threath [sic] to the western world?
Pamela Geller: Those that wish to deny freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and equality of rights of women and non-Muslims in our societies.
Eigil Söderin: What is the main goals for the counter-jihad movement?
Pamela Geller: To defend the freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and equality of rights of women and non-Muslims.
Eigil Söderin: What are you planning to do with the large muslim population in Europe, many of whom have been living here for generations? (...)