2006: The year of perpetual outrage

Thursday, December 21st, 2006 3:57 pm by Neal

As the last weeks of 2006 tick away, it’s time for all of those Year-end-roundup stories. One that you should definitely check out is Michelle Malkin’s review of this year’s theme — Perpetual Muslim Outrage. Her story, “2006: The year of perpetual outrage,” is a great summary of how 2006 became the year in which the religion of peace threw a temper-tantrum as it devolved into the religion of imperceptibly thin skin.

The Mohammad cartoon fiasco proved to be just the first instance of aggrieved Muslims acting like hyper-sensitive, feminist, American university professors with tenure.

It began with the Danish cartoons. It ended with the flying imams. 2006 was a banner year for the Religion of Perpetual Outrage. Twelve turbulent months of fist-waving, embassy-burning, fatwa-issuing mayhem, intimidation, and murder resounded with the ululations of the aggrieved. All this in the name of defending Islam from “insult.” Let’s review.

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