September 12, 2012 02:41 PM
by Roger Kimball, from Roger's Rules
An Israeli filmmaker living in America makes a 13 minute, cartoonish video making fun of Mohammed, ergo Christopher Stevens, the American ambassador to Libya, is murdered, along with three other diplomats, in Benghazi and Hamid Karzai, President of Afghanistan, issues an “angry denunciation”: If P, then Q If you make fun of P (the Prophet!) [...]
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