British Police Arrest Teen Who Threw Ham at Mosque, Osama Bin Laden’s Right Hand Man Still Free in London

FrontPage Magazin 29 November 2012
By Daniel Greenfield

Fighting terrorism is like triage. You focus on the really important stuff, like prosecuting teenagers for throwing hams at mosques, but let the small stuff, like Osama Bin Laden’s right hand man walking the streets of London slide.

Because, as we all know, terrorism is caused by Muslims feeling offended or deprived in some way. And the only way to stop terrorism is by making sure that no Muslim is ever offended or upset by anything like hammed up mosques. And once that’s accomplished, the petty task of actually putting away terrorism can be ignored.

A 16-year-old boy was arrested by police investigating a hate crime after pieces of ham were thrown at a mosque. The teenager was held on suspicion of a religiously aggravated public order offence by officers called to Broadfield Mosque in Crawley, West Sussex.

Or as they call it in Pakistan. Blasphemy.

That teen’s first mistake was throwing a ham at a mosque. If he had done something respectable like smashing the windows of a Jewish shop while chanting "Free Gaza” then the judge would have hailed him as an idealistic model to the nation’s youth. If he had only groomed young girls from broken homes for sex, the way so many mosque worshipers do, then the police would have looked the other way. But sadly he chose to commit a truly unpardonable act for which there can be no possible excuse. He hammed up a mosque. He offended Muslims. (continue reading...)