September 11, 2005, - 1:08 pm
By Debbie Schlussel
Remember Adam Gadahn, the California-kid-turned-Al-Qaeda-Activist? He was one of the ten most wanted announced by John Ashcroft and FBI Director Robert Mueller in a press conference, last year.
And today, in honor of 9/11’s fourth anniversary, he is the speaker on an Al-Qaeda tape dropped off at ABC News’ Paki headquarters–promising more attacks against Americans (and Australians).
Question for the Bush Administration: If he’s among the most wanted and on today’s tape, why did Bush dispatch Karen Hughes to pander to the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), a week ago? As I wrote, Muzammil Siddiqi, the longtime (and still active in another capacity) chief of ISNA, was Adam Gadahn’s extremist imam. He endorses, and is an apologist for, Islamic terrorism–just like ISNA.
Yet, clueless Hughes actually had the gall to call his group, ISNA, a moderate Muslim group and voice against extremists. Right. And Bin Laden is a moderate Muslim and voice against extremists, too. Then she claimed that there was too much “demonization” of Islam and Muslims. ISNA does a pretty good job of demonizing Islam and Muslims itself. Maybe, for once, Hughes and the Bush Administration should listen to what this organization is saying they want to do to our country–and take their word for it.
Hughes said her job is to improve the U.S. image in the Muslim world. Here’s a tip: Pandering and being a fool is not respected in the Islamic world. It’s a sign of weakness. By going to this hate-fest, Hughes failed immensely. Muslims are laughing at this high-profile dupe.
Yet another hint that we have not changed a damn thing since the first 9/11. Except increase our idiotic pandering to extremist Muslim groups who hate us.
Thanks, Karen. May we have another . . . .
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