All those who said that complaints about Mark Steyn, Ezra Levant and company were not about Islam but rather about showing respect and practicing “responsible” journalism? They were wrong.
It is so about Islam. If you’re a Muslim, and you want to write, for instance, that:
- Homosexuals and lesbians should be “exterminated in this life”
- “men are superior to women and better than them”. In general, “men have a more complete intellect and memory than women”
…well, then you’re cool. That’s just normal. No reason for complaint, here. But dare reprint cartoons showing The Prophet in an unflattering way (or any way at all), and you’ll be dragged through no end of costly legal battles.
Clearer than clear, thanks.