A Not So Subtle Attempt At Conversion?
Edward Cline distills the arguments over the cartoons to their essential point; this isn't merely a clash of perspectives or civilizations, or "offense" versus free speech, this is quite plainly backdoor conversion:
Implied in the claim that images of Mohammed constitute blasphemy, is that anyone who creates such an image is guilty of blasphemy. What the Muslims are demanding is that non-Muslims accept that religious tenet. Thus, “respect” by non-Muslims of the tenet, at the price of surrendering the right to criticize Islam, means virtual conversion to Islam, a major step in the direction of actual conversion.Michelle Malkin STUPID ISLAMIST STUNTS