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How this started:

September 30
Series of cartoons, some depicting the Prophet Mohammed as a terrorist with a bomb, published by Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten.
January 10
Norwegian newspaper Magazinet reprints the cartoons.
January 27
Protests begin to spread across the Middle East.
January 30
Gunmen raid the EU's offices in Gaza, demanding an apology over the cartoons.
January 31
Danish paper apologises for publishing cartoons.
February 1
Newspapers in France, Germany, Italy and Spain reprint the caricatures in defiance." ...


Eventually mass murder in Paris, Hebdo.. then:

"Charlie Hebdo cartoonist "Luz", who designed the front page of the magazine that appeared after the Paris attacks, has said he will no longer draw the Prophet Muhammad."

When it comes to standing up for our basic values (drawing a cartoon of whomever you please), or rolling over and letting murderous intimidation change us, I don't think we should follow the French model...

I prefer Texan bikers and attention whores, no matter how crass.

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