Dumb, Dumber, Salon (updated)

Update: Other AT writers chime in below. If the Boston bomb attacks are the work of a white individual or group, white-privilege will insure that whites as a group will not be " collectively denigrated or targeted." Whereas if the bomb attacks are the work of a Muslim  or group of Muslims then Muslims as a whole will be denigrated. That is the double-standard at work in the Evil Empire according to one David Sirota writing in Salon, "Let's hope the Boston Marathon bomber is a white American." For evidence Sirota dredges up Timothy McVeigh (Salon editors even have McVeigh's picture posted opposite  Bin Laden's) and cites FBI records that most "terrorists plots" involve non-Muslims.  By contrast, even though America has seen a consistent barrage of attacks from domestic non-Islamic terrorists, the privilege and double standards baked into our national security ideologies means those attacks have resulted in no systemic action of the scope marshaled against foreign...(Read Full Post)