So says the reliably brilliant Mark Steyn. I'm currently reading "America Alone" - the feel-scared book of the winter - and it's stunning how much of the world is willfully ignorant of the threat Islamofascism is and how it's growing like cancer within the West, but many don't want to see it because they've bought into the post-modern insanity of self-loathing that blinds people to the threat of Islamism because to oppose it would put them on the side of America and freedom. Some choice snips:
Mustaf Jama, a Somali ''asylum seeker'' in Britain wanted for the murder of a policewoman, fled the country by taking his sister's passport, wearing a niqab (the full Islamic head-to-toe get-up that covers everything but the eyes) and passing unhindered through the checkpoints at Heathrow.He also discusses what's going on in Somalia as the Ethiopian army swept through and booted the Islamist forces there, though they'll surely be back.
How about that? It turns out we are profiling after all, but we're profiling everybody except Muslims. Your wizened l'il ol' gran'ma on a Yuletide break to London is bent double and out of breath struggling to take off her coat and shoes. The officials sternly scrutinize her passport to check that the picture matches her flustered and bewildered face. All around her hundreds of women are doing the same, mutely shuffling through the scanner in their stocking feet. But Britain's most wanted man is breezing through because he took the precaution of dressing as a Muslim woman. And it would be culturally insensitive to expose them to the same scrutiny as your gran'ma.
Many of us think about the long-term shifts necessary to win this struggle: euthanizing the United Nations and overhauling other malign and anachronistic institutions. Fat chance. Mustaf Jama's express check-out is the perfect parodic reductio of "security": The state is willing to inflict pointless bureaucratic discomfort and inconvenience on everyone else, but the demographic group with the most links to terrorism gets to go through the fast-track VIP channel.
At least the Ethiopian forces are allowed to fight without being placed in a straitjacket of white guilt that has caused the death toll in Iraq to roll past 3000 dead American soldiers. Either take the f*cking leash off our warriors or bring them home before more lives are wasted kissing the ass of the "religion of peace". Hear me Dubya?!?!?