Eric Holder is unable to identify Radical Islam as a cause of terrorism. Holder looks like nothing as much as an incompetent chiropractor as he ties himself in knots in avoiding the painfully obvious. As Andy McCarthy points out, Holder has no trouble calling us a “nation of cowards” or calling out Bush administration officials as “war criminals” yet cannot admit what a sensible person knows. At first glance this seems odd. Then upon reflection it makes sense, because philosophically, radical Islamists are the same as Democrats.
Radical Islam and Demcrats have a dislike of free speech. That is, they dislike free speech for anyone other than themselves. One one hand Islamic radicals call for the end of Israel, but threaten with death those who would dare cast an insult at Islam. And it need not be an insult- Theo Van Gogh was murdered for his work showing how Islam abuses women. Some even feel free to say that Jews are pigs and apes. The lives of cartoonists are threatened when they dare include Mohammed in a satire. They are attacked when invited to give a lecture. Their homes are burned. Comedy Central caved to terrorism and censored a South Park episode. Then, after cowing to Islamic pressure to not even show Mohammed in a cartoon, Comedy Central is planning a cartoon featuring Jesus Christ as a “fish out of water.” To be critical of Islam can mean one lives forever under the threat of death.
Democrats behave in a very similar manner. They reserve unlimited free speech for themselves even to the extent of insult but would severely restrict the same rights for others. When Bush was President it was fashionable for dissent to be patriotic. Nancy Pelosi said that she was a fan of disruptors. Hillary Clinton said “I’m sick and tired of people who say that if you debate and disagree with this administration, somehow you’re not patriotic. We need to stand up and say we’re Americans, and we have the right to debate and disagree with any administration.” Unfortunately, that means Americans are only entitled to disagree with Republicans. Disagreeing with Democrats brings an entirely different kind of reaction. Nancy Pelosi said that enforcing immigration laws was “un-American.” Blanche Lincoln said that protesting health care was also “un-American.” Pelosi went so far as to compare Tea Party protesters to Nazis.
Democrats and left wingers sound an awful lot like Radical Islamists. And the comparisons don’t stop there. They don’t stop with words either.
Ann Coulter was invited to give a lecture at the University of Ottawa but it was shut down when violence ensued. Coulter was assaulted at the University of Arizona when a pie was thrown at her while she was on stage. Karl Rove is accosted at book signings and has been pelted with eggs. RNC buses have had bags of concrete dropped upon them. The point man in inciting the violence is one Barack Hussein Obama. He has exhorted followers to “get in their face. “He has said that “if they bring a knife to a fight, you bring a gun.” An Obama aide said to “punch back twice as hard.”
A SWAT team was called out in Quincy, Illinois to protect Obama from a particularly dangerous group of hardened criminals.
Intimidation. Violence. Assault. It is the stuff of Islamic radicals. It is also the stuff of Democrats. No wonder Holder can’t bring himself to say it. He’d be pointing a finger right at himself.
And his boss.