Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one.

-C.S. Lewis

Friday, July 08, 2005

Give 'Em The Rushdie Treatment

Andrew Sullivan points to a particularly valid question posed by Charles Moore in the Telegraph.

Remember how hard many of the Muslim clergy went after Salman Rushdie? It'd be nice if they went after al-Qaida like that. I'd never heard Rushdie's experience mentioned (in this context) before now. Odd, because it seems the most natural benchmark for how a truly effective (not to mention sincere) intra-Muslim condemnation of terror would look.

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