Well, with the torching of the Norwegian and Danish embassies by angry crowds in
The nerve of newspapers in
What’s worse: the Muhammad cartoons of late last year and now this year, or that wacky time back in 2002, when Muslim Palestinian gunmen forcibly took over the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, desecrating that site’s holiness by bringing guns into the church?
No, no, wait, you’re right: Hate-mongering murderers holed up at the site of Christ’s birth, bringing the Israeli Army to surround the complex, is a much less egregious offense than critical, relatively harmless cartoons being printed in European newspapers. Demanding an apology by burning down the embassies of countries whose only offense was to allow their free press to print what they wanted is, on the whole, a rational move on the part of