Skip to comments.Why David Petraeus Really Wants You to Shut Up About Islam
Posted on 05/19/2016 6:13:08 AM PDT by Excellence
Long article, worth every word.
On May 13, the Washington Post published an online op-ed by former CIA director and CENTCOM commander David Petraeus, titled Anti-Muslim bigotry aids Islamist terrorists. The op-ed was noteworthy chiefly for Petraeus use of rhetorical clichés more commonly expected from the Council on American Islamic Relations and the Organization of Islamic Cooperations Islamophobia Observatory, including such standards as inflammatory political discourse against Muslims and Islam, blanket discrimination on the basis of religion, those who flirt with hate speech against Muslims, those who demonize and denigrate Islam, who toy with anti-Muslim bigotry, and the ever-reliable demonizing a religious faith and its adherents. Although the op-ed seemed to target Donald Trump, it also admonished all Americans to limit what we say about Islam.
But in the curious case of Petraeuss op-ed, what was deleted prior to publication is more interesting than what the Post finally published. Sometime early in the morning on Friday the 13th, these six words were deleted from the short Petraeus bio (known to editors as the ID) accompanying the piece: chairman of the KKR Global Institute.
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There are Gorgons that need slaying, but he’s not the man to do it.
In other words, talking about Muslims the way that democrats talk about Christians is “hate speech” and will not be tolerated.
Nailed it !!!!
Yup. Middle East money is silencing Washington and causing chaos and death in Texas, New York City, etc.
Islam has been at war with everyone not muslim since 622 A.D.
Refusing to acknowledge that will get people killed.
We are never given an explanation of what set them off 1500 years ago.
Allah set them off 1500 years ago.
Here is one of the greatest examples of a military man betraying his country for “thirty pieces of silver.”
Petraeus comes across as a PC fool... but maybe you're right - he's just trying to please the totalitarian thugs he's working for...
Obama must really have the goods on this idiot Betrayus.
Why not just say it....instead of ‘middle-east’....just say Saudis. They are the ones that pay for the think-tank foundation that Petraeus works in....right?
General Betrayus . . . All whores, all the time
Mad Mo’s book tells them it is their religious obligation to subjugate, convert or kill all non-muslims.
Everyone MUST submit or be killed.
Mad Mo made it so.
This guy has morphed into such a schmuck. Does he really hate western civilization so much or is he just a paid-for whore?
With nothing to back it up, I’d say he’s a blackmailed schmuck.
I knew Petraeus a long time ago and had a great deal of respect for him. Today, I’m not sure whether I misjudged him or he changed a lot. In either case, he has no more loyalty to the United States or to Western culture than he has toward his wife.
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