“Mistaken identity” implies that there is a “correct” target, and it further implies that hate violence should rightfully be directed at Muslims. This is absolutely unacceptable.
This quotation is from a blog post on The Washington Post site yesterday (August 10, 2012) by Valarie Kaur and Simran Jeet Singh.
The Washington Post reports [on August 10, 2012], “Muslims in the Tennessee city of Murfreesboro said Friday they hope the opening of their new mosque after more than two years of controversy will be a new beginning for relations with the community, particularly their opponents.
You can read the rest of the article here.
On August 8, 2012, former Federal Prosecutor Andrew C. McCarthy spoke at the National Press Club in Washington DC on Muslim Brotherhood influence operations in the United States.
Read the transcript of his speech.
Joe Walsh (R.-Ill.)
Joe Walsh (R.-Ill.) [source: http://walsh.house.gov/official-portrait/]
said “radical Muslims are ‘trying to kill Americans every week’, and that ‘it’s not a matter of “if” – it’s a matter of “when”’ a 9/11-like attack will happen again”.
Want the context? Read it all here.