Sunday, January 29, 2012

Op-Ed: The Islamic Domino Effect

Newt Gingrich has it right. Is anyone listening? -

Recently, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich was asked whether he would support a Muslim for President. His answer reflected what many in Western societies do not understand. It may be one of the most important ideas articulated throughout the long and arduous campaign as we approach the 2012 Presidential elections.

Republican candidate Newt Gingrich responding by saying that the answer to that question really depends on whether the candidate was “a modern person who happens to worship Allah” or “a person who belonged to any kind of belief in Sharia, any kind of effort to impose that on the rest of us.”

He concluded by stating that the former would not pose a threat to America or the Western world, while the latter would be a “mortal threat.”

Newt Gingrich is absolutely right in making such a distinction. read the rest