Scott over at PowerLine has his take on this recent article from the Middle East Quarterly. Apparently, though not surprisingly CAIR's been "cooking the books" so to speak. Though the point that strikes me most, and one that has been made on many occasions on this site is the following excerpt from the article.
On many a discussion forum and most conversations with the left, this term "Muslim Bashing" rears its head over and over again. Some conservative were recently fell victim to this Dhimmitude during the Dubai Ports firestorm. What will it take for the media, our government (Republicans and Democrats alike) and for that matter the general public as a whole to see that, this is not muslim bashing, it's not a matter of sensitivity, it's a matter of survival! Are we being knee-jerk isolationists? Are we xenophobic conspiracy theorists with too much gravy on the brain? Or should we look at the facts with our eyes wide open? It's a simple question, that for reasons unknown to this blogger seem to defy a simple answer from the majority of Americans.
CAIR, for its part, dismisses all
criticism, blaming negative comments on "Muslim bashers" who "can never
point to something CAIR has done in its 10-year history that is
objectionable." Actually, there is much about the organization's history
that is objectionable—and it is readily apparent to anyone who bothers to