January 25, 2013
Hey Hannity, Koran 5:60 Refers to Jews as 'Apes and Pigs'
Much to his credit, Sean Hannity, incessantly throughout this week (see here, here, and here), has used his Fox News soap box to pillory the Obama Administration for its sale (i.e., purchased with US aid moneys) of F-16 fighter jets and Abrams tanks to the Egyptian regime under Muslim Brotherhood adept, and President, Muhammad Morsi. Hannity's rhetorical attacks have repeatedly-and appropriately-featured Morsi's 2010 interviews which characterized "Zionists," unmistakably Jews in the Muslim Brotherhood leader's parlance, as being "the descendants of apes and pigs." But not once has Hannity, or any of his interlocutors in these discussions of Morsi's "apes and pigs" comment, informed the Fox News viewing audience that this ugly, Jew-hating reference derives from a specific verse in the Koran, sura (chapter) 5, verse 60 (Koran 5:60). Elsewhere, I have elaborated and analyzed at length Morsi's broader comments from 2004 to 2012, demonstrating how they meld traditionalist Islamic...(Read Full Post)