Muslims Continue Cartoon Rampage, US Threatened

Today’s embassy torching… Lebanon.

Lebanese Islamist demonstrators gather in front of the Danish consulate after setting fire to it in Beirut February 5, 2006. (REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir)

This didn’t take long… Maybe the appeasement approach from the State Department is not such a good idea.

Shiite women, with the banners that read: ‘Damnation to U.S.A, Denmark, Britain, Germany, France and Spain’ , left in the background, and ‘May the hands that reach out against our Prophet be destroyed’ , right, chant Islamic slogans during a demonstration to protest Denmark in Istanbul, Turkey, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006. Thousands of Turkish shiite Muslims gathered in an Istanbul square chanted slogans and burned an effigy of Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen before heeding police calls to disperse. Some 300 ultranationalist Turks marched to the Danish consulate in Istanbul for a separate demonstration, to protest caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad printed in European newspapers, then lobbed eggs at the building. (AP Photo/Murad Sezer)


A Lebanese Islamist demonstrator flashes a victory sign after setting fire to the Danish consulate in Beirut February 5, 2006. Angry demonstrators set the Danish consulate in Beirut ablaze on Sunday and the violent turn in protests over publication of cartoons of Prophet Mohammad drew condemnation from European capitals and moderate Muslims. (REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir)

“Muslims who will sacrifice themselves for a single strand of your hair will bring the world down on those who insult you.”

Turkish nationalists, holding banners that reads: “Allah is the only God, and Muhammad is his prophet,” , left, and “Muslims who will sacrifice themselves for a single strand of your hair will bring the world down on those who insult you.”, chant slogans as they march to the Danish consulate during a protest in Istanbul, Turkey, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006. Hundreds of ultranationalist Turks, supporters of the far right Nationalist Movement Party, marched to the Danish Consulate in protest of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad printed in European newspapers and lobbed eggs at the building over a police barricade. Police blocked the demonstrators from approaching the building but allowed three representatives of the far-right and deeply religious group to lay a black wreath at its entrance. (AP Photo/Murad Sezer)

Victory?

Demonstrators flash V signs and wave green Islamic flags in front of the burning building housing the Danish mission during a protest against publication of caricatures of Islam’s revered prophet in European newspapers, in Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006. A demonstration against Danish caricatures of Islam’s prophet spiraled out of control for several hours Sunday as thousands of Muslim protesters set fire to Denmark’s mission in Beirut and trashed the streets in a Christian neighborhood where it is located, sparking sectarian tensions in Lebanon. (AP Photo)


A Lebanese Islamist waves a flag as a fire engine burns during a demonstration in Beirut February 5, 2006. Angry demonstrators set the Danish consulate in Beirut ablaze on Sunday and the violent turn in protests over publication of cartoons of Prophet Mohammad drew condemnation from European capitals and moderate Muslims. (Adnan Hajj/Reuters)

Wilsonizer has thoughts on moral equivalence.

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