I despise Islamist terror and Islamist politics. But I do not believe that we defeat them by empowering them, by giving them noxious symbols of Western intolerance in order to justify their own far far worse bigotry. We defeat them by the example of our toleration and the precision of our military power.
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
The Example Of Our Toleration
Andrew Sullivan, responding to the imam's New York Times op-ed and and summing up his reaction to the Cordoba House controversy: