• Touré: Islamophobia Becoming An “Acceptable Racism” With Some Liberals

    There’s so much wrong with the straw man-riddled rant Touré went on today.

    Firstly, Islam is a monotheistic religion. Islam is not a race. Consequently, a general critique of Islam cannot conceivably be deemed racist.

    Therefore Touré’s opinion that “Islamophobia” is “becoming an acceptable racism,” is absurd and nonsensical.

    Touré cites a number of statics. One of those is a Pew Research poll conducted in 11 Muslim majority nations. It found that a piteous 57 percent of Muslims in those countries view the deadly Islamic terrorist group Al Qaeda as unfavorable.

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    Touré said 57 percent of global Muslims “widely reviled” Al Qaeda. By Touré’s logic, Obamacare is “widely reviled” by American voters–according to a Real Clear Politics average of polls, 53.8% of Americans still oppose Obamacare.

    Touré also gleefully cited Gallup polling quoted in the book Who Speaks for Islam which says, “just seven percent of Muslims can be considered radicalized.” Using Touré’s 1.6 billion “global Muslims” figure, 7 percent or, 112,000,000 of the world’s Muslims are radicalized. That’s the same as saying every German citizen and half of the United Kingdom’s population support Sharia Law–a system of theocratic governance that subjugates women to barbarism and permits the hanging of homosexuals.

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    “Liberals owe it to their legacy to not conflate the worst of Islam with all of Islam,” says Touré. Liberals “owe it to” their “legacy to be better than Islamophobia.”

    The fact that Touré is speaking on behalf of the movement tells you all you need to know about the “legacy” of liberalism.

    Jerome Hudson

    Managing Editor

    Jerome Hudson has written for numerous national outlets, including The Hill, National Review, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was recognized as one of Florida’s emerging stars, having been included in the list “25 Under 30: Florida’s Rising Young Political Class.” Hudson is a Savannah, Ga. native who currently resides in Florida.

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