So this set of cartoons
published last year in Denmark has the Muslim world in an uproar.
Palestinian militants surrounded European Union headquarters in Gaza, and gunmen burst into several hotels and apartments in the West Bank in search of foreigners to take hostage.
). To date, depsite the Prez of Iran denying the Holocaust
, I haven't noticed any groups of Jewish shoppers at local malls threatening to take hostages. Personally, I don't quite get why we should care what the non-democracies think, as their news if fed to them through government filters. Obviously they don't understand one great thing about democracies is the government can't truly muzzle the press. Not to mention the cartoons are a bit mediocre. It's like protesting B.C.
Perhaps it is a sign of our times that denying things that actually happened, like say, evolution, is more accepted by some than denying magical stories. Maybe people are more desperate to defend stories they know are made up, lacking any rational arguments. Just try bashing Harry Potter, my friend - those fans make terrorists seem like baby koalas.