The U.S. Government would make a lousy parent. Imagine you’ve got two children. One is well behaved, the other is a spoiled brat. You go to the grocery store, and both kids ask for candy. You tell them both “No.” The good child accepts your decision and stands quietly. The other child throws himself on the floor, kicking and screaming, flailing around, breaking things, convulsing with rage. Should you give the spoiled child what he demands? According to the Department of Defense, you should. Whoever throws the biggest tantrum gets whatever he wants. The message we’ve just sent the world is crystal clear: Go on a killing spree, and we will submit.
Here’s the latest Qur’an sensitivity training from the Department of Defense. I think I would title the program “Fun with Sharia.” (H/T Atlas Shrugs.)