The Only Thing We Have to Fear is Fear Itself.

Get me re-write! That needs to be:

The Only Thing We Have to Fear is Fear Itself Muslims.

Rep. Peter King (R-NY), the incoming chair of the House committee on Homeland Security has announced that he will hold hearings into the ‘radicalization’ of American Muslims. This, despite the fact that the Muslim Americans are pillars of the US community–disproportionately well-educated and well integrated into the country, and even though a third of tips forestalling radical Muslim operations come from the community itself. And, despite the fact that most terrorism in the US is committed by white supremacists.

Informed Comment: Thoughts on the Middle East, History and Religion

There will be much foaming and frothing of very loud mouths, some of them with subpoena power, over the next two years.

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