Alex G. Tsakumis is outraged – outraged, I say – at the clear double-standard exhibited by the LIEberal New York Times…to whit:
Anders Brevik is a “right-wing, fundamentalist Christian” according to the disgraced NY Times (I still read them on weekends to gain perspective on how the wrong remain ‘right’) but did you ever read of Nidal Hassan as a devout Muslim Islamofascist, which he most certainly was at the time of his killing spree? Of course not.
Apparently, for at least the NY Times, the deaths of dozens of Norwegians are infinitely more easy to explain than those of American soldiers at Ft. Hood, even as the Hassan evidence remains glaring. For shame.
Lets go to the tape:
As stunned Norwegians grappled with the deadliest attack in the country since World War II, a portrait began to emerge of the suspect, Anders Behring Breivik, 32. The police identified him as a right-wing fundamentalist Christian, while acquaintances described him as a gun-loving Norwegian obsessed with what he saw as the threats of multiculturalism and Muslim immigration.
“We are not sure whether he was alone or had help,” a police official, Roger Andresen, said at a televised news conference. “What we know is that he is right wing and a Christian fundamentalist.”
What a shocking lapse of journalistic ethics for the NY Times to accurately report what the Norwegian police told them! But then there’s Nidal Hasan, and here Alex has got them! Behold…
The conclusions of the report echoed a Pentagon review released in 2010 that detailed a systemic breakdown within the military that permitted Major Hasan to advance through the ranks despite concerns that he embraced violent Islamic extremism.
Among the findings, the senators said, was that government officials knew Major Hasan had communicated with Anwar al-Awlaki, a radical cleric and terrorism suspect now residing in Yemen, but failed to alert the Army of this fact; that from 2003 to 2009, when he was a psychiatric resident at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, he openly suggested that revenge might be a defense for the Sept. 11 attacks; and that he spoke defensively about Osama bin Laden.
This has been another edition of “Oh Alex!”