Obama and the Jihadis: Blind Hatred Meets Self-Hatred Meets Alienation

President Barack Obama made two appalling statements recently. First, he characterized the Jewish victims of Islamo-terrorism in the Parisian Kosher market as merely victims "... of violent, vicious zealots who … randomly shoot a bunch of folks in a deli in Paris." Then he chastised Americans for hastily condemning Islamic terrorism by comparing Islamist violence to "terrible deeds" perpetrated by Christians during the Crusades and the Inquisition. I suppose that Obama figures the six million Jews who went into Hitler's ovens were also selected randomly. And perhaps he is willing to overlook the fact that Germany invaded France in 1940 since, after all, the French invaded the British Isles in 1066. In truth, Obama's comments were outrageous by any measure. They reflect at worst a callous indifference to wanton and violent anti-Semitism, as well as to the barbarously heinous murders being perpetrated by Islamic terrorists. At best, they reveal...(Read Full Article)