“CAIR were somewhat upset to have their awareness building campaign sabotaged, and took up position on the high moral ground to fight back. Various clean shaven men and liberated sounding Muslim women took to the airwaves to do battle, specifically with Pamela herself and more generally with “Islamophobia”. This has rumbled on inconclusively for the last couple of months leaving the public, no doubt, as bewildered as ever by the meaning of jihad.”
Politically correct epistemic closure counterattacks Boston Marathon bombing reality – In other words, it’s not them, it’s us.
Beginning Monday there had been a non-stop attempt to pin the blame for the Boston Marathon bombing on the “right wing” and Tea Party.
It wasn’t so much an argument based on facts as a hope based on politics, most clearly by David Sirota at Salon.com, but he was far from alone, Add Boston Marathon Bombing to pile of Failed Eliminationist Narratives.
Reality smashed those hopes in the face.