"this really is starting to *feel* like an "us" and "them" kinda thing and i hate to admit that because it sounds so bad" writes jay lassiter of Lassiter Space in the comments of that Philadelphia Inquirer blog, blinq, that we referenced in our previous post, "Overcoming fatwah fear," re the recent Mohammed-cartoon psychological improvised-explosive-device (IED) blow-up:
but it's how i feel. (and i'm a liberal!!!) I'm all for religious tolerance, but my values are important too. i do not fancy living under sharia law in this country, and i reckon most folks in denmark feel the same way.
Another liberal mugged by reality? So far, the mullahs' decision to try to shut us up seems to be having the opposite effect, just like al Queda's rude awakening when we didn't roll over and play dead in response to the 9/11 attacks. As GW said back then, "Let's roll."