Battlepanda: This does not surprise me


Always trying to figure things out with the minimum of bullshit and the maximum of belligerence.

Thursday, February 09, 2006

This does not surprise me

The rather-lame Danish cartoons were reprinted in Egypt all the way back in October. No frenzy.

The cartoons are a flashpoint. An excuse. The jokers who quipped "where the hell did all those Danish flags came from?" unwittingly stumbled upon a chunk of the truth. It was a big campaign to get people whipped up like this.