18 July 2010

Americans must not be cowed by Muslim objections to cartoons

When H.L. Mencken said that Puritanism was "the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy," he was barely grazing the iceberg of the titanic fundamentalism to come.

Yes, those pesky, humor-challenged jihadists are at it again. A group of radical Muslims, whose promises to sacrifice their souls can't be kept soon enough, apparently won't be satisfied until happy people everywhere are dead. In yet another sequel in the series, another cartoonist fatwa has been issued. [The Washington Post] Read more [via National Secular Society]