Tuesday, September 02, 2014
In a recent article published at Jihad Watch on the PC MC "scholar" Juan Cole (who, no surprise, was assuring his readers that Islam is made of sugar and spice and everything nice), Robert Spencer writes:
“Certainly Cole’s piece reassures ignorant Infidels, such as the British Useful Idiot Sarah Brown of the UK dhimmi hate site Harry’s Place, who used it as part of her case against me as the wrong kind of opponent of jihad terror.”
I recall that episode almost a year ago where there was a brief flurry of “cultural exchange” between Harry’s Place and Jihad Watch. A few prominent Harry’s Place regulars tried to protest their counter-jihad bona fides while at the same time promoting asymptotic points & principles (such as touting as moderate the Quilliam Foundation and its influential and unctuously colubrine member, Maajid Nawaz). It’s worthwhile to revisit those 100+ comments almost a year ago.
My Jihad Watch comments handle back then was “LemonLime” and, not to toot my own horn, I'd say that my posts there delve into the heart of the matter the best. One of the Usual Suspects that day was one "SarahAB" (whom those in the know deemed notorious); she demonstrates this week her abysmal inability to progress along the learning curve.
Meanwhile, Spencer’s characterization of the Harry Placers back in August of 2011 summed it up nicely:
“The Leftist dhimmi blog Harry’s Place, which dabbles dilettantishly in counter-jihad poses while seldom missing an opportunity to denigrate and defame genuine counter-jihadists…”