Front Page Magazine, by Daniel Greenfield, March 24, 2017
Sorry victims, you had your 15 minutes. Now it’s time to find excuses for the Islamic terrorist who murdered you. Excuses that divert attention away from the dreaded “I” word.
After privileged childhood, London attacker became a troubled loner – Washington Post
There are two things going on here.
1. The terrorist is individualized. His actions are reduced to an individual pathology. He’s not an Islamic terrorist. He’s a troubled loner. Who just did something crazy.
2. The Washington Post is taking a tone eerily close to sympathy.
But plenty of other terrorists, including the Tsarnaev monsters, received a similar treatment from the media with extensive explorations of their family ties and background. As long as they carefully led away from Islam.