Robert Spencer: Here’s Hoping for an anti-Muslim Backlash

Robert Spencer: Here’s hoping for an Anti-Muslim Backlash

Here’s praying that Islam and Muslims face the blame for Fort Hood

Since news of the heinous Fort Hood massacre at the hands of Major Malik Nidal Hassan first broke out, “Islam Scholar” Robert Spencer, of f**kislam fame, has been like a gluttonous kid in a candy shop, frantically blogging over three dozen times with one goal in mind: slap down the blame on Islam and Muslims at large.

That is precisely the line that every sane responder has warned against. Whether it was the American Muslim leadership, the US military leadership, the mainstream media, or the President of the United States. But to Spencer who is rubbing his hands praying that a massive backlash could befall the American Muslim community, the sanity that he is hearing and seeing from mainstream America is cause for anger, bitterness, and complaints.

For the “Islam Scholar,” everyone including the US Military leadership are “dhimmi” wimps afraid of the Mooslims. Fancy that, a sedentary blogger who barely gets off his backside where he sits day and night punching away at a keyboard sees fit to accuse those who venture on the war frontiers risking their lives to protect this country (including his) of being cowardly sell-out wimps.

As pretentious and downright sick as that is, Spencer who is drenched in his own bias and deafened by the screeching sound of his own propaganda will likely fail to take notice.

Spencer’s mad response of course is entirely predictable, after all he has shown tremendous consistency and undying loyalty to a line of arguments whose sole agenda is to drive a wedge between America’s faith communities and make a compelling case for the widespread hate of Islam and distrust of Muslims.

Accordingly, only moments after news of the shooting was made public, the opportunistic preacher wasted no time getting on his e-pulpit and positing that the shooter was carrying out a legitimate Islamic Jihad, a religious requirement of all Muslims (unbeknownst to you and them for that matter). Since then, he has immersed himself in whipping out a flurry of dishonest and sinister propaganda posts, cherry picking items to strengthen his case, and completely ignoring those that do not.

For example, Spencer seems to the be the only one who missed the tremendous outpouring of support from the American Muslim community and their organizations of whom CAIR, MPAC, ISNA, and virtually every registered Muslim organization – if not Mosque – in the United States were quick to issue condemnation and condolences as they expressed that such action has no support in their Islamic faith. Some even started support networks for the victims. Not a peep from Spencer. Instead, all the expedient Spencer could see was that one 18 year old kid and this one Imam in Yemen (condemned by Muslim orgs in the US and refuted by American imams) who supported the killing. Oh and wait, there is a radical web forum out there too. “Aha! There you have it, it’s a MOOOSLIM thing! It’s Izlaahm! Am I lying about anything I posted?”

Lying by highly selective reporting and glaring omission, yet another example of the objective scholarly ways of the “Islam Scholar” Robert Spencer.

Spencer’s three dozen posts on the Fort Hood massacre fall into one of three rants:

1) Incriminate the faith of 1.5 billion Muslims who had nothing to do with Hassan’s actions, and 7 million American Muslims who condemned his act (moved ironically by their faith to do so). Question the loyalty of Muslims in the military, ignoring that there are 3500 active Muslim service men and women in excellent standing.

2) Cherry pick any instance of support for the massacre regardless of how off the beaten path they are while turning a blind eye to the zillions of instances of more credible and representative Muslim voices condemning it.

3) Whine when others take a pass on your loon rants. Throw a temper tantrum at the mainstream media, the US military, the public and everyone else; respond by ridiculing them as dhimmis and wimps. (Take solace in the fact that at least Lou Dobbs and slimey Senator Joe Lieberman may come through for you).

Here is a fun little exercise for our wonderful readers, see if you can match each of Spencer’s posts below to its appropriate category above:

  • In the wake of Fort Hood jihad, Houston authorities try to assure non-Muslims that steps are being taken to keep them safe — no, wait…

  • AP: “Anti-Muslim Backlash Immediate” — but offers not even one example

  • Muslim vets group: No reports of harassment of Muslim soldiers. None.

  • “Everybody knows Islam is a Religion of Peace”

  • Muslims in New York celebrate the deaths of Americans in the Fort Hood jihad

  • DHS Secretary warns that Fort Hood jihad must not be repeated — no, wait…

  • Muslim at Islamic Community of Greater Killeen, Texas: “I honestly have no pity” for victims of the Fort Hood jihad

  • U.S.-born Islamic cleric: Nidal Hasan “Did the Right Thing”

  • Fitzgerald: A Nest of Ninnies

  • U.S. government vows revenge after jihadist commits mass murder at Fort Hood — no, wait…

  • Why He Shouted “Allahu Akbar”

  • It wasn’t jihad, it was heartburn

  • U.S.-born Muslim cleric praises Fort Hood jihadist

  • Lindsey Graham: “At the end of the day this is not about his religion — the fact that this man was a Muslim”

  • U.S. Army General: Lack of diversity in Army is worse than mass murder

  • Playing the victim card: Florida mosque requests extra police protection, even though it wasn’t threatened

  • Fort Hood jihadist’s coworkers saw warning signs, but said nothing for fear of seeming bigoted

  • Muslims at Fort Hood blame army command for jihad massacre

  • It’s getting harder by the minute to say he just “snapped”: Fort Hood jihadist linked to 9/11 jihadists

  • In the wake of Fort Hood jihad, Houston authorities try to assure non-Muslims that steps are being taken to keep them safe — no, wait…

  • Fort Hood shooter regularly described war on terror as “war on Islam”

  • Fort Hood shooter taught Koran when he was supposed to be giving a medical lecture

  • Just before his jihad

  • Al-Qaeda last week called for attacks on “any crusaders whenever you find one of them, like at the airports of the crusader Western countries that participate in the wars against Islam, or their living compounds, trains etc.”

  • “A person behind counter stood up, and he said, ‘Allah Akbar!’ And just opened up on everybody”

  • Fort Hood jihad shooter handed out Korans the morning of his attack

  • Fort Hood jihad shooter was disciplined for Islamic proselytizing

  • Spencer: Jihad at Fort Hood

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