The New York Times is leading the charge of leftist media hacks rushing to blame the organisers of the ‘draw Mohammed’ cartoon contest for inciting a terrorist attack.

Times reporter Rukmini Callimachi posted the following tweet, which has prompted a monumental backlash on Twitter:

‘Free speech aside’? Let the floodgates open…

Unfortunately for Callimachi, one cannot actually put ‘free speech aside,’ especially when fundamentalist nut cases try to shoot and murder people for exercising it.

Some wondered how a journalist could even consider writing the sentence.

Many have suggested that the New York Times should change its slogan to ‘Free Speech Aside’.

Callimachi attempted to back pedal:

But it was simply too late:

A Times report covering the shooting Monday repeatedly described the event organisers, the American Freedom Defense Initiative as “anti-Islam.”

A barrage of leftist blogs have run with the same theme, actually blaming the victims of the attack for bringing it on themselves, only stopping short of outwardly saying it was justified.

Back to Twitter, where the ‘debate’ still rages…


Steve Watson is a London based writer and editor for Alex Jones’, and He has a Masters Degree in International Relations from the School of Politics at The University of Nottingham, and a Bachelor Of Arts Degree in Literature and Creative Writing from Nottingham Trent University.

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