Liz Alderman and Jim Yardley write in a New York Times article entitled "Paris Terror Attacks Leave Awful Realization: Another Massacre" (my emphasis in red):
"The attackers’ names, or whether they are linked to radical Islamist groups, are not yet known. But some witnesses described militants shouting 'God is great' in Arabic before opening fire."
Yup, the terrorists - or in keeping with progressive norms, should I also use the word "militants"? - shouted "Allahu Akbar" ("God is great"), but we don't know if they were "radical" Muslims. After all, even with 127 people dead in Paris, we wouldn't want to hurt anyone's feelings.
Alderman and Yardley continue:
"The French authorities, sharply criticized for failing to monitor the homegrown jihadists who had been known to security officials, vowed to tighten scrutiny of suspected terror cells and protect the country. Ms. Bagot said the attacks seemed to occur after French security was lowered months after the Charlie Hebdo attacks."
French authorities failed to monitor "homegrown jihadists"? Ah yes, vivre et laisser vivre.
Wake up, America! Despite Obama's protestations concerning Islam's contribution to the US ("Islam has always been a part of America's story," "Islam has been woven into the fabric of our country since its founding," and "Eid also reminds us of the many achievements and contributions of Muslim Americans to building the very fabric of our nation and strengthening the core of our democracy"), it's only a matter of time before these
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