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Islam-Bashing’s Head Cheerleader
The False Seductions of Wafa Sultan

Islam's Ann Coulter

It’s one of those forwarded e-mails that propagates at the speed of gossip on crack: “You gotta see this.” “Impressive.” “What do you make of her?” The link takes you to the video of a woman saying things about Islam, on al-Jazeera, as you’d never expect to hear them on the Qatar-based satellite channel.

She speaks in a voice as impassioned and rhythmic as Malcolm X’s at his best: “The clash we are witnessing around the world is not a clash of religions, or a clash of civilizations. It is a clash between two opposites, between two eras,” the woman says. “It is a clash between a mentality that belongs to the Middle Ages and another mentality that belongs to the 21st century. It is a clash between civilization and backwardness, between the civilized and the primitive, between barbarity and rationality. It is a clash between freedom and oppression, between democracy and dictatorship. …”

The woman is Wafa Sultan.

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