I have to admit that I'm enjoying the reaction in the Islamic world to the Youtube video produced by they mysterious Sam Bacile from California, a man no one knows anything about and it's not even clear if he's an Israeli Jew or an Egyptian Christian.
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The U.S. ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, and three other American diplomats were killed when suspected Libyan religious extremists stormed the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi late Tuesday …
“Religious extremists”? What religion?
In my recent blog post about media bias, a commenter said the Wall Street Journal was a conservative paper, but that’s clearly wrong. The editorial page is conservative, but the Wall Street Journal follows the same reporting conventions as the rest of the MSM, and most of the journalist who work there come from the same background and same political beliefs as journalists for any other newspaper.
This article doesn’t contain any false information, but it frames the story in a manner that liberals would want it framed. The hidden suggestion is that there’s nothing wrong with Islam; it’s extremism for any sort of religion that’s the real problem. Extremists like Hasidic Jews or Catholic monks are just as bad as Islamic extremists.
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Turns out that Sam Bacile is a pseudonym who doesn't exist. It's funny how the MSM reported as fact a lot of very specific information about a guy that doesn't exist. Nothing the MSM reports as fact can truly be trusted. Evidence points to the filmmaker being a Coptic Christian from Egyptian, and all of the people knowingly involved with the film were Christians, mostly from the Middle East, and that many of the actors and actresses were people they hired who were duped into thinking they were making a film about everyday life in ancient Egypt; the Mohammed stuff was dubbed in after filming.
I watched it on YouTube and it was really bad, but it might be the sort of movie that is so bad it's actually good. You probably have to know about the life of Mohammed to get the jokes.