Bill Whittle says the West can no longer distinguish between tolerance and suicide, and he tracks the historical origins of the West’s current moral cowardice which he says Islam is seizing upon in ways both violent and non-violent.
“Tolerance, as it’s being sold to us, is exclusively a one-way street. A tolerant society is one that works BOTH ways. Truly tolerant, moderate American Muslims would understand the pain and the provocation that this mosque generates among their fellow citizens. And if they genuinely believed in the mutual respect and understanding that they claim they want to create, why would they begin with such a poke in the eye to the people who they claim they want to improve relations with?”