Al Sharpton may have taken some controversial statements by Sen. Lindsey Graham a little too personally when he sounded off Wednesday during an MSNBC segment titled “Why the words we use matter.”
Graham recently said, “Everything that starts with ‘al’ in the Middle East is bad news.”
“Al-Qaida, Al-Nusra, Al-Qaida in the Arab Peninsula,” Graham added while addressing a pro-Israeli crowd at an AIPAC dinner in Boston on Monday.
Israeli newspaper Haaretz was quick to point out that the term “al” in Arabic is similar to the innocuous, and necessary use of the word “the” in English.
Graham has taken a heavy ribbing for his nonsensical joke, but no way was he going to get by without a scolding from Al Sharpton.
Sharpton used Graham’s politically incorrect jab at Islam to echo the growing chorus of mainstream media figures who are more outraged by Pamela Geller’s “Draw Mohammad” cartoon contest than the fact that two terrorists showed up to commit mass murder in retaliation for hosting the event.
“Just because you have a right to do something, doesn’t mean you should,” Sharpton said.
“There are about 3,400 Muslims on active duty in the United States military,” he said, “risking their lives to defend our rights, including our right to free speech. We shouldn’t let that free speech turn into hate speech.”
Of course, there are many more thousands of Christians on active duty in the U.S. military and Sharpton doesn’t feign outrage when Jesus or Christian symbols are defiled in the name of “art.”
Graham may have been way off the mark with his “al” remarks regarding the Middle East, but when it comes to America’s Al Sharpton – he nailed it.
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