- No matter how varied or even sympathetic depictions might appear to be, Arabs and Muslims are almost always linked in some way to terrorism. The context is terrorism.
- Sometimes it feels as if our nation is lost hopelessly in the mirror maze of a fun house. Even when easy and logical courses of action lie before us, we illogically take wrong turns and end up where we started. Deja vu meets deja vu on a regular basis here. On Dec. 2, two radicalized Muslims committed a horrific act of terror in San Bernardino, California, claiming the lives of 14 people and wounding 21.
- This week's why-we-hate-the-media moment was a little late in coming -- Friday afternoon. But MSNBC came through with flying colors as it ripped its way through the apartment of Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, the suspects in the San Bernardino shootings.