Arab-American and Muslim-American advocacy organizations were already readying themselves for a backlash. The Arab-American Institute said it received one threatening call from an unidentified male shortly after reports surfaced that the name of the alleged shooting suspect was Nidal Malik Hasan. The group, which condemned the massacre, said it was expecting more.
"We like to give people the benefit of the doubt and chalk it up to being a reactionary thing," said Leigh O'Neill, director of government relations for the organization. "But there is a lot of hate out there and hate is hate. It is bipartisan and doesn't have geographic balance. We feel terrible for the victims today. And I wish people will understand when crime is crime and terrorism is terrorism."
Asked by Anonymous at 9:54 PM on Nov. 5, 2009 in Politics & Current Events
Answer by autodidact at 9:58 PM on Nov. 5, 2009
Of course they are - according to the idjit in that other question "he looks like a terrorist" so of course they deserve the threats.
Answer by NotPanicking at 10:00 PM on Nov. 5, 2009
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 10:48 PM on Nov. 5, 2009
It's not the media's fault. The guy WAS a muslim and he made comments about how he thought "muslims should rise up, strap on bombs, and go into to town squares." Comments like that make him a home-grown terrorist. He's a nutcase and I'm glad he lived so they can prosecute him to the fullest extent of the law. One of his relatives was saying how he was a "good American." Yeah right, good Americans don't go around shooting and killing fellow Americans. He commented how that he didn't think it was right that muslims should be killing muslims...well, he should direct those comments to the muslim insurgents who are blowing fellow muslims up. He should direct that to the morons who bombed our Twin Towers on 9-11. He's scum.
Answer by Anonymous at 4:47 AM on Nov. 6, 2009
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Answer by NotPanicking at 8:31 AM on Nov. 6, 2009
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